Your Surprise Successes

And now a surprise! You are equipped to bless yourself. Yes yourself. But, you say, I know all the crap I've been through. I know all the lessons I've had to learn the hard way. I have an MBA from the School of Hard Knocks. How am I equipped to bless myself?

Well, here's an example for you. For many years, I’ve berated myself for not getting a doctorate in English and teaching at a small private college somewhere in New England. See how specific that is? Well, my co-author of the book Equipped to Bless challenged me to follow a thread leading back from my present substitute-teaching job at a local high school. So I started backing down through my life. I teach Sunday School classes for adults. I had taught teenagers for many years in several denominations. I’d been a Boy Scout leader. I had taught electricians how to program our programmable controllers. I had trained distributors to get more product to market. In Navy Boot Camp, I’d been selected Educational Petty...

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