Consider, though, that maybe we have used those wounds as excuses at times to be less than we were made to be. Maybe we hide behind the scars and say our lives are too hard, we have too many challenges or no one would understand.
I propose that no matter how you were wounded originally, failing to get back up and keep trying is creating even greater wounds today. Take a moment and watch this video about some of America's finest young men - wounded warriors who were literally blown up fighting for this country in wars to protect our freedom. They have lost limbs - legs, arms, and in some cases both arms and legs. No one would blame them if they gave up on themselves, on life, on fitness, on being active. Instead, they are amazing testiments to the indominable human spirit that lies within.
I challenge you to watch the 8 minute video all the way to the end. Then I challenge you to examine your beliefs about your perceived limitations. They are artificial. They are excuses. They can be overcome. Anything is possible. As one wounded warrior stated in the movie, "A lot of people tell me 'I want to do this' or 'I want to do that.' There is no want. You just either do, or don't. There's no excuses."
For information on Team Xtreme and the Wounded Warrior Project - click here.
To start changing your life - click the OFF button on your computer and get out there and get busy living.