“My lack of vision limits me … and yet, it is that very thing that pushes me forward.” ~Amy Bovaird
Description: Featured image is a mock magazine cover titled Blind Beauty. Amy and the president of the Lion’s Club are on the cover standing next to one another in front of navy curtains and the American Flag is to their right.
Blocks of text superimposed on Amy’s photo are: “Bold | She Keeps Pressing Onward,” “Blind | She Has Deeper Insight,” “Beautiful | She Sees To The Heart Of Others.”
“White Cane Rules of the Road kicks off with a card (printed in large type for low-vision persons—and in braille for blind persons) as part of an information packet about boldblindbeauty.com. The card was designed as a high-level overview to inform the public on the variations of the White Cane Law throughout the United States.” Continue reading
I may have mentioned to everyone a little while back that with the launch of Abigail and the monthly series “Women on the Move,” I’ve been highlighting select excerpts from the featured ladies’ posts and promoting them on social media. This week’s Words of Wisdom are from my friend, fellow peer adviser and blogger Amy Bovaird. These little nuggets provide deeper insight into the reality of what it’s like to blind.
“It seems like there are two worlds: one for the sighted
and one for the blind. But it’s actually the same world, just seen from a different perspective.” ~Amy Bovaird, Author, Mobility Matters: Stepping Out in Faith
Image: Quoted text is white against a transparent gray panel superimposed on a background of a shades of blue cloud blanketed mountains. #womenonthemove #livingwithvisionloss #iamnotalabel