Sharing to you my daily words of wisdom from my children (I have 24 in the class)
People you love a lot are the ones you love without a reason.
(This is initially a speech delivered for the Competent Communicator Manual of Toastmaster International. My Basic Speech 10)
Main objective of Speech 10 is to Inspire Your Audience — This is the last of ten speeches, which challenges the speaker to draw all their skills together to deliver a powerful inspirational message.
I chose my Father’s story for this speech.
I was not delivered unto this World in defeat, nor does failure course in my veins. I will hear not those who whine and complain, for their disease is contagious. The slaughterhouse of failure is not my destiny.
Ladies and Gentlemen that was an excerpt from one of the greatest and most encouraging oratorical piece that I ever read; that was written by Mr. Og Mandino.
Fellow Toastmaster, friends and guests good afternoon; Persist, Strive, Tough it Out, Persevere, Hang On, Hold On and Keep Going, a wise individual might tell you. But, darn it! It is so easy to quit, to say “I can’t do it” or to even think that it is impossible. It is easy to limit yourself according to what society thinks of you.
I am just a student; I am inexperienced and my knowledge is not enough.
I am nothing but a woman; and I have physical limitations and emotional challenges.
I am human; I make mistakes. Continue reading