Learning to have control of your intellect over your emotions is the cornerstone to Fortitude. As a monument to Mankind, the Sphinx and its Ancient Riddle is simple: Intellect above the animal nature of emotion.
From the Light of God comes inner strength. 'There are No Atheists in Foxholes".
When life hands us tests of character, it is at that point in which we decide to take the more difficult path. For in the end we know it was morally right as well as a learning experience, no mater how painful it may have been.
Power lies in Humility
Nothing I do, say, create is completely original. It is based upon my knowledge of the works of others that came before me, and Almighty God the Architect of the Quark to the Quasar. I am but a speck of dust, in a second of time, who may leave a fading memory of works and some bones.
Life sucks sometimes. Some of us have had it harder than others, and some hide it better. Not being a Victim, even if you were at the wrong place at the wrong time. "What does not kill me Makes me Stronger" hung above my door for years.
The cup is Half Full.
Being goal orientated gives you a reason to wake up in the morning. I learned in Martial Arts, that perfect practice makes likely perfect execution when tested. Life always has variables that we must confront and make adjustment. Flexibility is Key.
Creativity is an expression of God. If we were created in the Architect of Creation's image. THINK : AS Humans we can comprehend the Laws Creation, can see, touch, manipulate, the matter that the Creator made.
Ask questions. Look at all angles. listen to your gut. Break a rule or ten. How else can something from nothing be born?
Comedians will not go to college campuses anymore. "Sticks and Stones will Break my Bones , But NAMES will Never Hurt Me"
That was my generation. Now this PC culture has given power of words that should not be. The Race card is played and it intern is racism. We need to have thicker skin, a backbone, and tolerance.
We are all from the Human Race.
Laugh, Laugh at Yourself.
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Many help themselves to a variety of free stuff. Some want free college and safe spaces. They should get nothing. What is a Safe Space? Are there any in Baghdad?
Helping without a show, " I did this, or I helped her" - but simply doing gestures for the elderly neighbor, spending time with a sick friend, volunteering at an animal shelter. Philanthropy is the best if you are so blessed. Encouragement is a free gift and is appreciated for a lifetime.