Jude's Threshold

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Trust vs Self Doubt

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“… If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you – and make allowance for their doubting too…”from the poem If by Rudyard Kipling (for the complete poem go HERE)

Self doubt can sabotage one’s concentration. How well I remember standing at the free-throw line and hoping that I would not miss the final shot for a Jr.-high basketball game.  Aware of my teammates, of the coach, of offensive/defensive choices if the ball missed the basket, of the next team waiting for the buzzer and warm ups; I also considered the home-town fans and strangers in the packed gym. Would my team win, would we lose, or would we go into overtime? The possibilities provided many distractions for an inexperienced young-teen! * That moment taught me an important life lesson: block out the conflicting variables and focus on the…

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Written by Jude Cowell

March 7, 2019 at 9:30 pm

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  1. You are so kind to bring attention to my posts; thank you so much!

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