jonescarp.aka.dale.Jan_2007

tough love? or deep love?

Blog Post created by jonescarp.aka.dale.Jan_2007 on Sep 2, 2016
  
   
    
     Ben Carson. Raised in poverty in Detroit, by a single mother with a third grade education.   
    
     Ben Carson on his mother   
My mother never made excuses and she never accepted excuses from us.  
If we tried to make an excuse she would say, "Do you have a brain? 
"If you do, you could have thought your way out of it. It doesn't matter what John or Mary or anyone else said or did."

It was the most powerful lesson she she taught my brother and I because

 IF YOU DON'T ACCEPT EXCUSES, PRETTY SOON PEOPLE STOP GIVING THEM.

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