In 2005, author David Foster Wallace was asked to give the commencement address to the 2005 graduating class of Kenyon College. However, the resulting speech didn’t become widely known until 3 years later, after his tragic death.
It is, without a doubt one of the best videos I’ve watched this year – watch it and then think, ‘next time I’m in a situation I don’t like, how will I choose to see it? How will I choose to respond?”
Charles Swindoll once said, “Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it.” It’s true, isn’t it?
We live our lives reacting to the situations we find ourselves faced with – the way we react depends on our attitude, our state of mind, our perception of the situation.