RJP Motivational Testimony and Lecture

To deliver my original orations as listed below, helping people by spreading inspiration of wellness and embracing the family medical history is the ultimate focus.


Health Adversity (a synopsis of the motivational testimony and lecture)

Black Without Sight, Blue Without Vision (1979 to blind, viewing the imagination)

Blind Bliss (blindness has favorable qualities and is OK)

Is blindness heavenly (blindness has divine advantages)

Blind Yet Wonderfully Alive (the joy of being blind)

Life’s Vicissitude (changes leading to the 2010 NFB Convention)

Nanna (remembering my grandmother and the introduction to Diabetes)

Perseverance Despite Adversity (appreciating life’s resilience)

The Pooh Piece (a humorous constipation story)

Sammie the Stammerer (success despite a handicap)

The Trilogy

*I Smile (just happy to be alive with magnificent blessings),

*I Cry (sorrow lurks and sometimes surfaces),

*I Cope (dealing with and appreciating adversity)

The 7th of December (affectionately remembering Mommy)

Sight vs Vision (the privilege of seeing and having vision)

or even unrelated MTL orations such as:

* Blind Chess (the evolution of chess in my life)

Angels In The Midst (the Blessing of divine protection)

54th Birthday (a memorable and delightful way to spend a birthday)

No Place (the 2012 Toastmaster International Speech District Contest)

Blind Ricochet (a humorously dangerous journey to the telephone)

Blind Bounce (the symphonic bounce down to the telephone)

The Biina (a humorously ridiculous understanding of a Ugandan word meaning booty)

The Green Thing (a humorous story reminiscing conservation)

A question and answer discussion encored each performance.

Orations Delivered at the following venues:

St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, St. Mary’s Hospital (Diabetic Support Group), St. Joseph’s Hospital (Diabetic Support Group), Hague Quality Water, St. Luke’s Hospital (The Neuropathy Group), Rehabilitation Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired (RCBVI Topeka), Kansas Assoc. for the Blind & Visually Impaired - Topeka, Mount Olive Baptist Church, National Federation of the Blind Overland Park, Kansas, National Federation of the Blind Wichita, Kansas (State Convention), National Federation of the Blind Lawrence, Kansas (State Convention), Prosperos Book Store, Toastmasters International, Inc. (International Speech Contest; District, Division and Area), Toastmasters International, Inc. (Humorous Contest; District, Division and Area), Early Birds, Unlimited, Suburban, Swope Park and The Masters.

*Angels In the Midst, Blind Ricochet,and Blind Chess are award winning orations with Toastmasters,  International acclaim.