Exercising my linguistic skills. Hey, how else am I going to keep myself entertained. ^_^y Question is legitimate though, and I could write it in boring talk if you like. =P When broken down this question can be viewed as a inquiry about approaches to life; the full glass or the empty glass; killing, ignoring, or mastering your ego; or a few other interpretations. Take it as you like. =)
asked 11 May '13, 00:00
Now, why does your question (which is a really good one, and IMHO, a Winner) remind me of Helen Keller?
It must have taken her a LOT of all three qualities for her to not only master Life, but Herself, too; and she had a fourth quality- Humility.
When Helen was about eighteen months old, she came down with Scarlet fever, and the fever rendered her both blind and deaf. She was locked into a sightless, soundless prison until Teacher came: Annie Sullivan, who managed to make contact with Helen, and to teach her how to communicate with the manual alphabet. Helen then went on to live a most amazing life. Google her, and read about her. She did it all....
I am extremely near-sighted, and, being a Drama Queen, I took Helen Keller as my hero because I was sure I was going to end up like her...:)
But I read all about her, and her book, and I was awed.
I guess I could only dream of mastering myself as beautifully as she did!
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