Wisdom Is….Seeking the Right Perspective For Challenging Circumstances.
A young woman went to her grandmother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how she was going to make it and wanted to give up. She was tired of fighting and struggling. It seemed as one problem was solved a new one arose.
Her grandmother took her to the kitchen. She filled three pots with water. In the first, she placed carrots, in the second she placed eggs and the last she placed ground coffee beans. She let them sit and boil without saying a word. Read the rest of this entry
“Heroism is endurance for one moment more.” -George F. Kennan
“We are judged by what we finish, not by what we start” – Anonymous
“Love knows no limit to its endurance, no end to its trust, no fading of its hope; it can outlast anything. Love still stands when all else has fallen.”
“If God sends us on strong paths, we are provided strong shoes.” -
1. the act or power of withstanding hardship or stress
2. the state or fact of persevering
3. continuing existence; duration
This is WEEK 12 of the Character Development Series I am doing for 2012. So glad you stopped by.
Thomas Edison: In his early years, teachers told Edison he was “too stupid to learn anything.” Work was no better, as he was fired from his first two jobs for not being productive enough. Even as an inventor, Edison made 1,000 unsuccessful attempts at inventing the light bulb. Of course, all those unsuccessful attempts finally resulted in the design that worked.
We should strive to have determination and not be fainthearted. Read the rest of this entry