Here is an inspiring creative excerpt from David Mezzapelle's new book, 10 Habits of Truly Optimistic People (click Continue Reading below) : A Surprise Pearl of Wisdom by Marian Heath Axley In 1954, the basketball coliseum was the only place large enough to seat the University of Kentucky’s College of Arts and Sciences freshman class for their first indoctrination. The class ranks overflowed with Korean War veterans who had opted to get an education with the GI Bill, and the university personnel would be severely strained to accommodate the huge increase in student numbers. A university dignitary on the podium gave a welcoming speech and then an admonishment to the newbies. “Look to your right, look to your left. One of you will not be here next year.” However, I had no plans of failing out or dropping out. To my right was a mature, beefy guy. To my left was...
© Excerpt posted with encouragement and permission of Viva Editions