Life Worth Living

A very young boy… crippled since birth… was hurrying to catch a bus. Carrying gifts under his arm, he was struggling with his crutches. Suddenly, a man bumped into him, knocking his packages in all directions.

The man then paused and scolded the young lad for getting in his way. Another gentleman, seeing the youngster’s distress, quickly picked up the scattered gifts and slipped a 10 dollar bill into his pocket, saying, “I’m sorry! I hope this makes up for your trouble.”

The boy couldn’t remember being shown such kindness, called after him, “Mister, thank you! Sir, are you Jesus?” – – “No,” replied the man, “but I am one of His followers.”

Unless Your Willing

You can’t really accomplish anything unless you’re willing to come in, roll your sleeves up and get to work. ~ Cal Ripken Jr

Life lessons from Carl Ripken Jr. By Julia Limitone of Fox Business

“You’ve got to find a way to play hurt. And hurt meaning something less than 100%,” Carl said. “If you can get the confidence to figure out how you can make contributions at less than your best then you’re a more valuable employee.”
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