“… you don’t have to wait for someone to treat you bad repeatedly. All it takes is once, and if they get away with it that once, if they know they can treat you like that, then it sets the pattern for the future.” ~ Jane Green, Bookends
I was going to share this post today anyway but it has greater significance to me this morning because at about 2 am this morning I was woken up by the screams of a woman begging her man to stop hitting her. Despite the sad nature of the event, I was touched by the number of men and women alike in the apartment complex that rallied to help almost immediately. Needless to say, I slept very badly for the remainder of the evening.
Gavin Sharples is a motivational speaker who I first listened to at a work conference a couple of years ago. I then went on…
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