A thought that's run through my mind a couple of times as I go through the training is .."I wonder if I can really do this?" Sometimes there's just so much new information that you're brain seems like it's going to burst. It can be overwhelming and at least with me it has led to an occasional doubt and fear of failure. I don't want to fail ... I want to succeed! So I've had to remind myself of a quote I ran across a while back that I've put on a sticky note and posted to my computer. It simply
Sometimes you just know when something is meant to be. When I was in high school I got my first job. Bagging groceries at a grocery store. It wasn't a glamorous job and it didn't pay real great. $1.65 was the minimum wage those days. I worked hard and kept my money in a big mayonnaise jar in my closet. I couldn't be bothered with the banks. I wanted to keep my money close. More than anything else like most teenage boys I wanted to buy a car. I didn't want to buy and old one and fix it up.