By Faith, Not by Sight
The Inspirational Story of a Blind Prodigy, a Life-Threatening Illness, and an Unexpected Gift
Publication Date: April 2012
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A piano prodigy, a nineteen-year-old collegegrad, a Marshall scholar, and anAmerican Idolfinalist. This guy had it made. He could sing.
He could ski blind. What couldn t he do?
Even if you saw him in concert, you might not believe that Scott MacIntyre is blind, and you d never guess that at nineteen, he faced a diagnosis that rocked his family and nearly took his life.
So how did he do it? How did he overcome the odds?
This is Scott's story, but he d be the first to tell you that it's not really about him. This is the story of how God used a dedicated family, a selfless acquaintance, hardship, and a host of characters to give him life, faith, determination, and experiences most can only imagine.
Peek behind the scenes to see how he learned to overcome his disability, how he made it in the music industry, how he found the love of his life, and how God taught him that in all things, we can truly achieve our dreams"By Faith, Not by Sight."
Jennifer Schuchmann is a News York Timesbestselling authorof numerous books and he host of thetelevision program Right Now with Jennifer Schuchmann.
Scott MacIntyre captivated the nation as the first blind finalist on American Idol. As an acclaimed singer-songwriter, he has toured in arenas across North America, headlined concerts in Japan, Austria, England, Canada, and the US, and written and released his latest CD Heartstrings debuting at #18 on the iTunes Pop Album Chart. As an in-demand inspirational keynote speaker, Scott has shared his unique and dynamic life story with many different audiences. Outstanding graduate. Marshall scholar. Recording artist. Inspirational speaker. American Idol. Blind from birth, Scott has had to work harder and longer to achieve his goals. But when a silent killer begins to undermine his success and threaten his very life, Scott cannot work it out alone. Once again, he must lean on his faith, his close-knit family, and the life-giving aid of friends to survive. Follow Scott s roller-coaster ride to see how God used the mountains and valleys in his life to give him perspective, hope, and ultimately triumph.