Saturday, October 11, 2014

Abe Lincoln said it well.

by Cindy R. Williams

Abraham Lincoln said, "Whatever you are, be a good one." I don't know about you, but I am trouble. I am a jack of many trades, but a master of only a few. I have my fingers in so many pots, and am spread so thin, I feel I am just spinning my wheels.

I admire people that find their calling in life early and are passionate about it from their early twenties on. Now that I think of it, maybe being a jack of many trades is much more fun. You get to try so many new things.

Is there a time in life where we must be absolutely one thing? Can we be a good one at different things at different times? I hope so because that is how I have lived my life. To me it has been more about seasons. I have found that some things remain constant through all these new things, the Gospel, my love for my family, music and story telling.

Since this is a blog and can be interactive, where do you stand on this? Are you a good one at what you have chosen to do, or do you try many things and continue to try many things and become good at them all along the way?



3 comments:

  1. Cindy, we have so much in common! lol. My children will tell you they keep track of time by my "seasons" as you put it. I love learning new things and when I get excited about something I want to tell everyone about it. I have to live to at least 120 so that I can experience all the stuff I still have on my list. And yet, there are also those constants that you mentioned. The Gospel is true It is the very foundation upon which I try to build my life. God and family come first. Thanks for getting me to think about this!

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  2. I took some test on the Internet and discovered I am a jack of all trades master of none and that's ok.

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  3. Agree with both of you! Loving life is the key right?

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