FROM THE PULPIT: Never give up

Published: Monday, January 14, 2013 at 04:59 PM.

There is always the possibility of a great outcome. 

Here are examples:

•The great American poet Carl Sandburg flunked English. 

•Thomas Edison, the inventor of the light bulb and other inventions, did not do well in school, either. His teachers thought he was dim-witted.

•Einstein could not speak until he was 4 and did not read until he was 7.

•Beethoven’s music teacher said, “As a composer he’s hopeless.” 

•F. W. Woolworth couldn’t get a job. Merchants said he didn’t have enough sense to wait on customers. 

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