Some things are just determined to grow where they are planted and will not be denied! I took a stroll in one of the local artsy neighborhoods and looked up! I might have missed this had I not changed my perspective. A tree appeared to be growing through the crack of this abandoned building.
Michael Jordan is definitely a talented basketball player, but is he one of the best in the world? Perhaps he is simply one of the best out of those who actually embraced their potential and sought out ways to develop that potential. Can you imagine all of the super talented basketball players in the world who simply stopped taking one. step. at. a. time.
It's not about being the best in the world, it's about being YOUR best. It's about pushing through and beyond obstacles.
Lesson: The drops of rain make a hole in the stone not by violence but by oft falling. -Lucretius, Roman poet