Abuse Victims and Failure, Part 3 – A Fresh Perspective

Abuse Victims and failure Part 3: By A Voice Reclaimed

ANNA WALDHERR A Voice Reclaimed, Surviving Child Abuse

Sylvester Stallone in film “Rocky VI”, Source https://commons.wikimedia.org, Arthur Lance Cpl. Ray Lewis (PD as work product of federal govt.)

“ ‘Hope’ is the thing with feathers –
That perches in the soul –
And sings the tune without the words –
And never stops – at all…

– Emily Dickinson

Abuse skews the perspective we have on our lives.  But our viewpoint (and the labels we choose to apply to our experiences) can make a surprising difference.

What others may call “failures” can be seen as new avenues of exploration or stepping stones to the next success.

  • Thomas Edison made thousands of unsuccessful attempts at creating the light bulb.  When a reporter asked him how it felt to fail so often, Edison responded that he had not failed.  He had merely ruled out ways that would not work.
  • Babe Ruth was famous for his home run record.  But for…

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4 thoughts on “Abuse Victims and Failure, Part 3 – A Fresh Perspective

  1. Mary Ann says:

    Praise The Lord you were blessed Deborah,
    Anna Waldherr is a great writer, and sister in the Lord 🙂
    She writes at A Voice Reclaimed, and A Lawyers Prayers.

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