Everlasting Story I wonder what’s the matter, The world seems in a spin. The loudness of the clatter From those that want to win. It drowns the many quiet, Loving, peaceful ones Caring for our planet, Building family homes. It’s been this way for eons, Using force to gain; But in the end it’s freedom Will have the last refrain. You cannot make a prison To hold a rogue … SEE FULL POST >>>> [socialring]
The Triumph of Effort over Talent It used to be thought that ‘intelligence’ was something you were born with, but many studies show it can be developed like any other skill. I’m also a great believer that most skills can be learned too and are not just ‘innate’ talent (although it does help to start at a higher level). In fact, research into ‘talent’ versus ‘effort’ shows that those … SEE FULL POST >>>> [socialring]
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…or just not done yet?
It’s amazing what can be achieved when you’re tested – when you meet that life circumstance that calls you to dig down and reach a new level of attainment that you’d never have thought possible!
Would YOU think you could lift a ton and a half car and move it?
I doubt it, not if you stopped to THINK about it. But how about if you didn’t stop to think and instead just DID it?
That’s what Lauren Kornacki did when her dad was trapped under his 5-series BMW when the jack slipped while he was working on it. He suffered broken ribs, sternum, other fractures and wasn’t breathing when Lauren found him.
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Without Lauren’s ‘unthinking’ action her father wouldn’t have survived. Not only wasn’t he breathing, his heart had stopped. After lifting and moving the car she was able to give him CPR until paramedics arrived.
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