Something Wicked This Way Comes & Why Writers Could Be in Great Danger

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Kristen Lamb tells it like it is. What she says might be hard to accept, but it is unquestionably true!

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Today, we are going to take a bit of a sideline from our acrostic. Over the holiday weekend, I was resting up from a nasty bout of bronchitis and puttering around Facebook. I’ve been long frustrated with this new culture of “Everyone’s a Winner.” Back in 2005, my young nephew was in soccer. I recall being horrified that everyone received a trophy.

What was the point for working harder? What gain did it give my nephew that I ran extra drills with him after school and off the practice field? He “won” the same trophy as the kid who showed for one game out of the season.

Trying is all that matters.

Deep. Deep. Never mind the TYPO. The person “tried.”

We see all over the news where schools are attempting to cancel Honors events because those kids who didn’t achieve honors…

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2 thoughts on “Something Wicked This Way Comes & Why Writers Could Be in Great Danger

    Kitt O'Malley said:
    May 28, 2014 at 8:54 AM

    I’m a huge advocate of the pursuit of excellence. At the same time, I realize that God created each of us with unique gifts. It is that uniqueness, not sameness, that we should celebrate.

      Aul responded:
      May 28, 2014 at 9:36 AM

      Yeah, society has gotten everything all mixed up. It’s a sad reality!
      Aul

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