We all come up against situations that take a lot of steam out of us. However, if we continue to look at the things that happen to us in a negative way, it can threaten to derail not only our progress but our life course in general. I think all of us can benefit from keeping this in mind. Actually, it was on my mind this afternoon as I finished throwing my post together over lunch. And I wanted to share it with you. Stop on over to Kerwyn’s blog and give it a read! Thank you, Kerwyn!
You’ve probably heard the saying, “If life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” It reminds us that things we don’t like sometimes happen. We can’t control that. However, we can control how we react to them. So, if we get lemons (something sour that most wouldn’t enjoy eating in their raw form), turn them into lemonade (adapt to the circumstances and make something positive result from them).
There are hundreds of examples of people making the best out of terrible situations. Today I highlight one that has made recent news. Consider the example of Ryan Ferguson. Wrongly accused of murder nearly 10 years ago, Ryan spent much of his time since then in jail. Imagine being imprisoned almost 10 years for a crime you didn’t commit. Talk about some sour lemons life threw Ryan’s way! New evidence (such as the prosecution’s chief witness recanting his testimony) led to an appellate court overturning…
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