It is said that the true test of a person character is how they stand during test of adversity. Albert Schweitzer said, “One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.”
Everyone goes through tough times in life but how you behave in times of hardship, that changes the destiny of your life.
In this article, we will post a video and a story that can help you sail through life when you are having tough times.
Sometimes life can hit you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith.
Inspiring story of Thomas Edison Dealing with Great Loss
On 10th Dec 1914, a massive explosion took place at Thomas Edison’s plant. Half of the plant was in flames. Edison calmly walked over and watched the fire destroying his dad’s work. Edison told his 24-year-old son, “Go get your mother and all her friends. They’ll never see a fire like this again.” When Charles objected, Edison said, “It’s all right. We’ve just got rid of a lot of rubbish.”
The other day, Edison was quoted in The New York Times “Although I am over 67 years old, I’ll start all over again tomorrow.”. After the whole scene, Edison didn’t fire any of his employees, instead he started rebuilding the next morning.
“To do great things, we need to be able to endure tragedy and setbacks,” Ryan Holiday writes the author of the book “The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph,” “We’ve got to love what we do and all that it entails, good and bad. We have to learn to find joy in every single thing that happens.”