You might think you're smart when you get out of college, but I suggest that the real education is only just the beginning. In an Amish kitchen in Bird-in-Hand, Pa., in the heart of Dutch country, I saw a sign I’ll never forget: “Too soon old, too late smart.” When I saw it, I thought it was memorable but hardly meaningful. I was 21. Now the words are meaningful, but I can barely remember the farmhouse. I am 64. Read more from this Charisma Magazine article here.
Last week, Worrawon, the girl we sponsor, came back from a school basketball game where she and two other HoG girls played.
“How’d you do?” I asked.
“Not good. We lost 23-1.” was her reply.
I wanted to ask the question again, not sure I’d heard her response correctly. 23 to 1? That’s awful. That isn’t even fun. Don’t get me wrong. For those of you who don’t know me, I’m not a “WIN AT ALL COSTS” type of person. But I do think the point of playing competitive sports is being competitive. I could read the disappointment in Worrawon’s face. Someone should do something? To read more of this article on the Thompson Family Blog, please click here.