Nothing is Impossible: Reflections on a New Life
- By: Maryam Naeem
Falling from a horse in 1995 left Christopher Reeve quadriplegic, dependent on a ventilator. He wanted to be on his feet by his 50th birthday (in September 2002), and although he has not achieved this goal he has made remarkable progress.
Nothing is Impossible is not a confessional nor a diary but simply a collection of Reeves thoughts and opinions. The focus of the book is the potential for all of us to transcend our limitations, both internal and external, and not just to accept difficulties and problems but to beat them.
Often after the revelation of their illness or condition, celebrities feature in chat shows and books loudly proclaiming their newly discovered belief in God and all things spiritual. There is nothing wrong with this, but the cynics among us would argue that its all a bit too formulaic. The truth is that hearing about the typically American inner