Growing up, I always heard the adage “you can do anything you put your mind to”. I never really understood it because I think I took it too literally.
This post is part of a larger series written to my children entitled “Life Lessons”. Read the Introduction to learn more, or view all of the “Life Lessons” posts.
I thought to myself, “you couldn’t move a mountain if you put your mind to it, so whoever said that must be full of crap.
As I’ve watched my children grow, I’ve started collecting a list of little bits of wisdom that I want to pass along to my kids.
For a number of years now, I’ve been taking notes. Sometimes these notes are funny, sometimes endearing, and sometimes very serious. But all of these notes are about experiences from my own life where I’ve learned something valuable. Baz Luhrmann is credited as the writer of a song called Everybody’s Free To Wear Sunscreen. Toward the end of the song, it says: