Tag Archives: competitiveness

FMM 7 5 19 Low Expectations

“A flower does not think of competing with the flower next to it. It just blooms.” ~ Anonymous.  I was never fond of competitive games as a child.  Maybe it was because I was the youngest.  I was not as smart, as quick, as experienced as my older siblings, and my feelings would get hurt […]

FMM 8 4 17 The Resilient Spirit

“Faith minus vulnerability and mystery equals extremism. If you’ve got all the answers, then don’t call what you do ‘faith.’”~ Brene Brown. I could never handle being teased as a child. Maybe it was because I was the youngest, first of five, then later of six.  And of course, those who love to tease do […]

FMM 6 20 14 Simply the Best!

“To give anything less than your best, is to sacrifice the gift.” ~ Steve Prefontaine   I remember being told as a child that all that was expected of me was that I do my best.  I iwasn’t supposed to come first in class, to be better than anyone else, to win prizes or outscore […]