My gifted son was so happy to skip eight grade and fast forward to junior high. Primary school was way too off Broadway for him. I’m terrified and anxious and hopeful to see him succeed. This metaphoric post on the life of the gifted and stage life touched my soul.
“All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players…”- William Shakespeare
There’s a big, bright, beautiful world out there. Sometimes though, the stage can be dimmed for those who never get the chance to show the audience what they can bring to touch the lives of others. Sometimes, life doesn’t play out well for gifted kids and adults. Sometimes, we hear lots of directors shouting at us instead of supporting us in our roles.
1. Know thy role.
Are you trying to be the center of attention or just part of the stage crew? See, everyone has their part in this production of Life, but since you think you know everything, you obviously need to run the show. Go, try it. You might be as good as you say, or you just might fall flat on your face.
2. Costume change.
You’re always reading into things and…
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