Persevering in Crisis
A writer once said, “Genius is divine perseverance.”
Crises are a part of personal life. They are bound to come at any stage of our development.
It’s in the nature of being alive. There lies the exhilaration!
Joan’s husband and business partner committed suicide. She’s understandably so devastated.
She wrote a book, “Still Talking,” where she chronicled her grief and crisis journey.
She narrated ...
“What will I be doing in 5 years? I’m not worried - whether I’m single, or married to a wonderful man ... I’d love to be doing television, but nothing is secure in show business. Even if things go badly, the bottom I might hit would be nowhere near as deep as what I have been through. I have become my version of an optimist. If I can’t get through one door, I’ll go through another — or I’ll make a door. Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present.”
Learn from Joan. Her optimism.
In my book, I call it faith. The “genius of divine perseverance.”
“... having done all, to stand. Stand therefore ...”