Lesson #6: Embrace Challenge
Unfortunately, many people are looking for the easier way to survive and this is a lesson taught by Americans and the Caribbean is “follow-suiting”.
The Greatest Generation wasn’t the greatest despite the challenges they faced, but because of them. Today many men shirk a challenge and difficult pursuits, believing that the easier life is, the happier they’ll be. But our grandfathers knew better. They knew that one cannot have the bitter without the sweet, and that true happiness comes from overcoming the kind of challenges that build character and refine the soul. The challenges they experienced made their joy all the sweeter because it was tinged with the gratitude of knowing how easily it could all have been taken away.