Adversity Week 4 “If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.” Anne Bradstreet a 17th century American poet   Translation for Adults The old saying is always true: “You don’t know how great you have it, until Read More

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Adversity Week 3 “No pressure, no diamonds.” Mary Case   Translation for Adults Diamonds are one of the most beautiful jewels and are formed by immense pressure deep in the ground for many years. That pressure is a symbol for the adversity in your life; and as pressure is necessary to create exquisite diamonds, so Read More

Adversity Week 2 ”Adversity causes some men to break, others to break re- cords.” William A. Ward American college administrator   Translation for Adults People either succumb to adversity or rise above it. Those with the determination and dedication to rise above life’s daily challenges are consistently more successful. Lance Armstrong is a perfect example. Read More

Adversity Week 1 ”Obstacles can’t stop you. Problems can’t stop you. Most of all other people can’t stop you. Only you can stop you.” Jeffrey Gitomer Author and speaker on selling and customer service   Translation for Adults You can overcome any obstacle to your goals. Everyone in this class has faced obstacles: Being motivated Read More