Still Can Learn

“The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.” – Abraham Lincoln

Every once in awhile I need something to inspire me, to motivate me. It is easy to allow myself to enter into rut. It’s too easy just to sit in front of the television without any substance in the program. My body is on the couch or in bed but my mind is a total blank, something like one would see in the old television series, “Twilight Zone”.

I believe it was this past Thursday I either read or heard it that President Lincoln had no formal education, but was a lawyer before he was assassinated. That was like a punch to my forehead.

The other day while reading a post on Ashley’s blog Mental Health@Home she did a book review “Don’t Believe Everything You Feel“. So, I turned on my Fire 7 tablet, searched for the book, bought the e-book and now I am in the midst of reading it.

With the onslaught of winter approaching means it is time to read even more. I love reading the headlines in the papers, the blogs here on WordPress. My interests vary widely in what I read everything from biographies, crime, how to’s, all things Bible.

So dear reader, if President Lincoln can teach himself law to become a lawyer, I guess I can do my best to keep on learning!

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  1. K.L. Hale

    Absolutely you can!! Abraham Lincoln would work for others as a boy in New Salem, Illinois just for books! He was an avid reader and never let his defeats slow him down either! Learning everyday is thriving. You got this! And like you, I count on learning from reading others blogs ave diving right into new things. Be blessed my friend! 💚

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    1. rts – Facing the Challenges of Mental Health

      Thank you so much!

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      1. K.L. Hale

        You’re so welcome! 💚

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  2. ashleyleia

    Learning is always possible, and always valuable.

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  3. Chel Owens

    I think being a lawyer was easier then… 🙂 All right, I agree that you can be a self-made man too!

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    1. rts – Facing the Challenges of Mental Health

      Chelsea I do agree that it was easier. I just found it interesting about his learning.

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      1. Chel Owens

        Oh, I agree! Easier or not; clearly, from the records we have of his speeches and debates, the man was very learnèd.

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  4. Angelilie

    I really like your beautiful blog. A pleasure to come stroll on your pages. A great discovery and a very interesting blog. I will come back to visit you. Do not hesitate to visit my universe. See you soon. 🙂

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    1. rts – Facing the Challenges of Mental Health

      Thank you so much for your vote of confidence. Your comments mean quite a lot to me. Yes I will be visiting your corner of the world.

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