The Morning Adam™ saw this floating around the Interwebs, and caught a whole vibe about the color of pots and kettles.
Perhaps you’ve seen it:
One day a school teacher wrote on the board the following:
When she was done, she looked to the students and they were all laughing at her, because of the first equation which was wrong, and then the teacher said the following:
“I wrote that first one wrong on purpose, because I wanted you to learn something important. This was for you to know how the world out there will treat you. You can see that I wrote RIGHT 9 times, but none of You congratulated me for it, But you all laughed and criticized me because of one wrong thing I did.”
So this is the lesson:
The world will never appreciate the good you do a million times, but will criticize the one wrong thing you do.
That brings up the question:
What Are We Writing On The Board? Anything Good?
It’s so tempting to see something on the news, a story about, oh, we don’t know… A FAMOUS PERSON BEING HUMAN LIKE THE REST OF US.
People such as politicians, athletes, thespians, and business competitors take the brunt of it.
We read some post, then we feel that we just “cannot stay silent any longer” or “we need to say something” about that person.
No… we don’t.
Actually We Need To Do Something Else!
Try finding something good that person did, and post about it.
We’re all mixed bags.
Sure, a few people might want to yap about it.
But you can handle it and put that negativity in its proper place if need be.
Be the light, not the fight.