I still remember all those sleepy mornings several years ago when my family would wake up before 5am to eat breakfast and my brother and I would prepare to go to school. There wasn’t much to do way back then. There were no cellphones or social media sites to distract us, and there were no decent TV shows to watch that early in the morning.
During all those years of mine in grade school and highschool, we had a small wooden plaque hanging over our dinner table and it had a poem written on it, the Desiderata, by Max Ehrmann. That was the only thing I could read in the dining room all those years, and I learned some incredibly valuable lessons from it. I’d like to share what I learned with you here.[Read more…]