Ralph Waldo Emerson writes, “Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.”
Though, I am not welcoming adversity with open arms, I have learned that each situation has strengthened my character, while gaining a fresh perspective and eventually attain new found wisdom. 70 more words
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I recently wrote a post about seeing the details. Details add richness and flavor to stories and to life. Along those same lines, seeing the big picture is just as important.
So I recently watched the Chilean movie ‘No!’ which details the plebiscite in 1980, in which the country overthrew a particularly nasty dictatorship. One thing that really inspired me about the film was the way that media played a huge part in the campaign; people literally ‘used their words’, and completely changed the direction of the country. 402 more words
As of this writing, I’m staring down the barrel of my late twenties.
Now, a lot of my friends will point out — if we’re talking strictly ‘mid’ in its purest form — my being 25-going-on-26 already qualifies as ‘late’. 617 more words