Christine Lewis-anderson Bronx, NY, USA
Chapter 13 : The Brain Is A Blessing
We are extremely blessed to have the brain. The brain enables us to become critical thinkers. As critical thinkers, we can survive and thrive.
Life is full of "hard knocks'. Everyday we are constantly getting beat down, either emotionally or physically.
But, something or someone gives us the willpower to keep going. It gets to the point where we have no choice but to stay alive.
We do it by staying in the moment. In other words, in a happy environment, we laugh and smile. While in an unhappy environment, we tough it out.
It gets to the point where we must be our own support system. This is when the brain gets tricky. Because depending on the individual, some give up
and others stick it out. I guess it depends on your foundation or childhood. Those past experiences determine whether life today will make you or break you.
The Brain is so complex that "only the strong survive." Also, "what does not kill you makes you stronger." Perhaps it is God's doing. If you are a believer and
you stay in faith, you can see light at the end of the tunnel. You can use your imagination. You can utilize "mind over matter." Hang in there folks. You are
Thank you Linda and Michael DLouhy and the MFF family for sharing your real life stories. :)