I wanted to speak to young people about texting and driving and the importance of car safety. I also wanted to speak at Churches about God’s mercy and grace in my life.
Two years after my accident I started speaking to high school students throughout Georgia and Alabama. The outpouring of love and support from the students and staff was unbelievable. I felt God using me to reach these kids and help them see the dangers of not wearing a seatbelt and texting while driving. It became my new platform as I continued to teach in the classroom.
I never thought that, after spending nearly a year in a hospital, I could find purpose in my pain. It was unimaginable how God could use me in such a mighty way to reach others.
I continue to speak to high school students and Churches across Georgia. I continue to feel God’s grace and mercy. I’m so glad I can share what he has done in my life.
Even if one life is saved or touched through my story then I feel as though my job has been done.
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