Last week I had “Gone Fishing.” What would motivate me to run off at this time of year and abandon my post? Here’s the story. I am home now. Click on “View original post” at the bottom to head over to SERENDIPITY for the rest of the article.
When Pain Decides, by Rich Paschall
There are many powerful motivators in life. Money is at the top of some lists. It certainly seems to be the main motivation for many leaders of corporations and governments. Doing good, rather than doing evil or even just doing nothing, inspires people to do good works that will benefit their community and their world, however large that may be. Fear can also be a motivator to get you to do things or to avoid people, places, things . What motivates you to act in a certain way?
Pain is clearly a strong motivator. People will generally avoid things that cause pain. At least, they will when they know better. My earliest memory involves broken glass. I was barely more than a toddler when glass broke on the floor and my father and grandfather were yelling at me to stay put. This of course frightened me and I ran…
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