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Stop Complaining! "Are You Going To Finish Strong?"

My son left his lunch bag home this morning and I was furious, since I did not want to be late for work. And the rain wasn’t helping – driving was treacherous. Thankfully though, the anger I had only boiled inside. My son never even realized he left the bag until we were on our way back home, after dropping my daughter off at her school. I had to count to myself and take deep breaths.

Was it the end of the world? No. Do these things happen? Yes. Was there was traffic? Yes. Was I late? Yes. (This is with no coffee mind you.) 

I did manage, however, to log on to my twitter account and check the ed. tech. happenings – and no sooner than I do, up pops a tweet about a drumstick? Play the video, please.

I tell you, an adult’s influence on a young person’s life can deflate it, or inspire it. Which is why getting this video from two of my Twitter friends made me stop in my tracks and reflect on my morning. And if you’ve already seen this video of Nick Vujicic, it’s worth seeing again. It’s more than inspiring, it’s education the way it SHOULD be.  

Comments

  1. camille says:

    A, What an inspirational video!!! I, in many ways failed; getting up requires using THE HEAD; THE SEAT of GOD’s power & grace! THanks my beloved daughter your inspired OMama!!

  2. Kakie says:

    Wow Amy, that was amazing and timely for me as well. I had my son come to the computer to watch it and we had a great conversation about what it meant to him. You just made my day, again. Thank you.

  3. Kakie says:

    Wow Amy, that was amazing and timely for me as well. I had my son come to the computer to watch it and we had a great conversation about what it meant to him. You just made my day, again. Thank you.

  4. Samantha says:

    Thank you for this inspirational video. Just what I needed to be reminded of today. I just love camille’s comment regarding our head being the seat of God’s power &

  5. Amy Bowllan says:

    Thank you, all, for your kind notes. My morning today was another challenge and this video popped into “my head.” Also, thanks, mom!