As Salva is leading a group of 150 boys on another trek through the desert, this time to Kenya, I am reminded of the words of that researcher I read yesterday. "the #1 predictor of a person's success is their unflagging commitment to a long-term goal... in other words, their grit."
Of course there was luck involved in the fact that he survived, but there was also a growing determination and confidence that he would survive and help others do the same.
Will you come to our Family Read Aloud Book Fair on Thursday 11/21? Will you bring your child and a copy of his or her favorite FRABC book? Will you let your child read a passage from that favorite book to those in attendance? Reward available!! Let me know if we have a deal!!