Author Topic: The opportunity of adversity  (Read 2657 times)

Offline Tyler

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The opportunity of adversity
« on: February 25, 2010, 03:55:56 PM »
Guys, please take some time to watch the video I posted on the blog.  I believe every parent, teacher, coach, and boss should watch a video like this one.

Here's the link - http://www.slybaldguys.com/serendipity/archives/260-Aimee-Mullins-speech-The-Opportunity-of-Adversity.html


People are not limited by the circumstance that they are born in. They are limited by the size of their dreams. Show them that their dreams can have no limits and in turn their accomplishments can be limitless.

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Re: The opportunity of adversity
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2010, 06:54:51 PM »
I love the title of this thread!

Adversity indeed builds strength. When you are challenged, as in times of adversity, that's when you can learn the most about yourself and what kind of person you are.
My greatest lessons in life have been from the worst times.
"What contemptible scoundrel stole the cork from my lunch?" W.C. Fields

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Re: The opportunity of adversity
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2010, 11:37:38 PM »
Nicely done Tyler  O0

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Re: The opportunity of adversity
« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2010, 07:15:23 AM »
Excellent message and excellent post, Tyler!  O0
Life has three aspects: Paradox, Humor, and Change.

Paradox: Life is a mystery; don't waste time figuring it out.
Humor: Keep a sense of humor, especially about yourself. It is a strength beyond all measure
Change: Know that nothing stays the same.

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Re: The opportunity of adversity
« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2010, 12:22:13 PM »
I like it very much "COME DANCE WITH ME" and I think we are all part of that here at- - - -SLY BALD GUYS

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Re: The opportunity of adversity
« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2010, 08:37:08 PM »
For the record, she is drop dead gorgeous  :@`

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Re: The opportunity of adversity
« Reply #6 on: February 27, 2010, 06:45:28 PM »
VERY INSPIRING!!  I love stuff like that!!

I will say that when you think of those thesaurus synonyms for "disabled," and apply them to, say, a disabled vehicle, they are more accurate and fitting........less offensive than if you apply them stictly to a person with a "disability."
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Re: The opportunity of adversity
« Reply #7 on: February 27, 2010, 08:25:59 PM »
Thanks for sharing that, Tyler.  O0
To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom Bertrand Russell

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Re: The opportunity of adversity
« Reply #8 on: February 28, 2010, 12:37:45 PM »
Good stuff, Tyler
"Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat." - Theodore Roosevelt

 



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