I am 67 years old. I have been a stutterer for all my life. I remember people making fun of me as a boy because of my stuttering. My family was very supportive of me and offered encouragement, but sometimes they got impatient with me and made fun of my speech.
I have used my stuttering sometimes as an excuse to be someone lesser than The Blessed Trinity has created me to be by withdrawing from people. I have used my stuttering sometimes to motivate and challenge me to be that best person The Blessed Trinity has created me to be by reading in church or having jobs talking on the telephone extensively.
I choose today to use my stuttering to inspire myself to be the best person The Blessed Trinity has created me to be consistently and to inspire others that I persevere no matter how much I might stutter.