The Only Disability in Life is a Bad Attitude

Matthew Jeffers is only 4’2″ as a grown adult and he’s endured a lot of heartbreak and obstacles in his young life.

But the email he wrote recently to his favorite team, the Baltimore Ravens, gives some incredible reasons why “The only disability in life is a bad attitude.”

Watch the video and then share it with your friends!

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24 Responses to “The Only Disability in Life is a Bad Attitude”

  1. John West Says:

    WOW! That’s all I can say. Well, and a few tears———

  2. Paulo Teller Says:

    What a choice, Vic!
    One of the most important lessons on life, all in under a 5-minute time.
    Best wishes to you,

  3. Bart Murray Says:

    attitude is everything, thanks for sharing Vic…just what what I needed.

  4. Diane C. Williams Says:

    How Wonderful to see this youngman finding this key so early in life. I was first introduced to the disabled at age 12. I was always the healthy one who new since a very early age that I was blessed with what every I had as long as I had it and that I had no room to feel sorry for myself. I was able bodied though over weight, short, healthy and I could walk. The disabled would trade with me in a hot New York minute. Even while working with the handicapped in Honolulu Hawaii I new they would trade places with me in a slow but poinaint Hawaii minute. I have always been blessed. And so has every other able bodied person on the planet! I have always prayed for the able bodied not the physically challenged. They are strong enough, for the most part. God Bless us all. Aloha! Diane

  5. Tom McGuire Says:

    Dear Vic and Lisa,

    I have received many emails from you. This is by far the best one! I know you both have had your challenges, and I have had mine. But when you look around, and see something like this, don’t they seem so small?

    Life seems to deal out a bad hand now and then, but it’s the way we respond that really counts. Than You for what you do.

    Tom McGuire

  6. Lebo Says:

    That’s awesome to say the least. Amazing.

  7. o fatai williams Says:

    Life is game that nobody we really win. But don’t give a winner never quit

  8. Avau Watson Says:

    Thank you for that uplift peace Matthew Jeffers, you are one of a million out there! Good Luck to you Ravens, look at Matthew and see what he has conquered in life and go for the field goal. YES, you can! All of you can! Let Matthew’s words echo in your heads & hearts when that little doubt set in…recite Matthew’s words…that “the only disability in life…is…my attitude.” Put aside all other garbage, and go for the goal. We are all praying and cheering for you. Play from the heart, play with all you’ve gotten, play to win and pray before you play. Don’t do your best…do and go beyond your best until you can’t run or move no more! You are winners Ravens, you are!

    Mrs. Watson

  9. Glenna Boutilier Says:

    Probably the most significant motivational item I’ve ever seen, read or heard. I feel blessed to have it come to me – thank you so very much

  10. Ruth Lavens Says:

    How true!

  11. Sharon Kerry Says:

    Truly Inspirational God Bless him x

  12. Marc Says:

    This is incredibly inspiring, i’m going through some stuff right now and that video came in at the right time.

    Thank you very much and God bless!


  13. Ruth Says:

    Thanks for the reminder I need to keep a positive
    Attitude, it’s the only way πŸ™‚

  14. Jacintha Says:

    Thank you for this video Vic,

    I watch this video while facing a big challenge and it boost my self-esteem!
    Thank you again for sending this inspiring video.

  15. Lisa Adams Says:

    Beautiful! Brings to mind my favorite Charles Swindoll quote…

    β€œThe longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. Attitude, to me, is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, the education, the money, than circumstances, than failure, than successes, than what other people think or say or do. It is more important than appearance, giftedness or skill. It will make or break a company.. a church.. a home. The remarkable thing is we have a choice everyday regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day. We cannot change our past.. we cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude. I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. And so it is with you.. we are in charge of our Attitudes.” ~Charles R. Swindoll

  16. Seenappa Says:

    Thank you Dear Vick

    Great and awesome!

  17. Sharon Lewis Says:

    Wow! Thank you Matt n Vic…. The saying ‘you get what u need not what u want’ has again proven to be true. I needed that. Thank you. God bless….

  18. Rosie Palmer Says:

    There comes a time when you have to realise that life owes you ‘nothing’. You owe everything to life and living. Such a beautiful and motivational message. Thank you for reminding me that everything starts and ends with your mental attitude.

  19. Sherri Says:

    Timing is everything …. And that jus totally clicked my mind into perspective THANKYOU for sharing this beautiful positive strong determined persons ATTITUDE with us x

  20. Ketan Chande Says:

    Hello Vic…Thanks a million for this wise young man’s beautiful and profound message. Inevitably we all go through tough times and sometimes it can be so tough as to take your breathe away….and then you come across something like this!…No need to say anymore.
    Many thanks Matthew.

  21. Robin B Says:

    Wow! What a powerful message. Thank you Matthew, for sharing so much of yourself in that message…for saying it like it is… and making the rest of us think… re-evaluate our life, our day, our choices… God Bless. <3

  22. festus ogunrewo Says:

    There’s no stopping for a man that is going somewhere.Thanks alot for the video

  23. ken freeTGRbook Says:

    Very heartfelt story to inspire the team or anybody in that matter.
    It s all about how we see life in our attitude we apply in our life.

  24. keeya rogers Says:

    sincerely Vic Johnson and Lisa your message is awesome .
    attitude is the driver to self and freedom in our lives.