I am convinced that our ancestors will look at us today and weep because if they had the education, exposure, and enlightenment we have, they would have done better. We’ve sold our consciences so cheap, it’s beyond redemption.
Nancy says with a laugh. “Though I had no idea what I was doing then, I used what I had to grow a skill that I’m benefiting from today. It has taught me that no excuse is relevant for personal growth.”
Sometimes we fall victim or into the trap of comparing ourselves to someone’s best without knowing what our potential can achieve. We settle for and get comfortable with being the second while the first place is not crowded. We compete with the “uncompetable” forgetting that there is no competition...
A time is coming and it's even here when theorems propounded years ago and those yet to come cannot explain the problems we face. Where our world's esteemed men of wisdom and leaders will run out of words and solutions.
I’m not saying ignore the pain of life or pretend it doesn’t exist, what I want you to do is find strength in the pain to intentionally look for the good your experience is offering. You are becoming something or someone with your experience, pay attention.
The university cannot overload its curriculum or syllabus with everything students need to know, hence it’s your personal responsibility to grow beyond the classroom.
There is always something to learn from a supportive person with different or greater experience who is willing to listen without judgement, provide guidance, and answer questions.
Though there are physical features such as your fingerprint, appearance, etc. which make us distinct people, what makes us successful is common to every human. Nobody was created with specific traits and abilities to be poor or rich, excel or fail.
It is important to recognize how effective communication can impact your interactions with others. Knowing and understanding your personal style of communicating will go a long way towards helping you create good and lasting impressions on others.
The Gospel is being preached everyday through our experiences and interactions with people. I hope you will be one, through whom It will be preached perfectly.