Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny. —C.S. Lewis

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Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.

C.S. LEWIS

writer, theologian, scholar

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Dheeraj from India NOVEMBER 27, 2016
Hardship in right direction leads to get extraordinary destiny .

Sophie from Oregon OCTOBER 24, 2016
May hope be with you!

CarrieAnn from Salem OCTOBER 24, 2016
Must bengetting ready to go on an extrordinary journey fo sho!!!

Papa Lawrence from Colorado Rocky Mountains OCTOBER 22, 2016
Oh, so true! The worst hardships in my life led me to return to school, get a degree, go back again and get a Master's Degree, and has then led me to the most extraordinary profession as a Family Nurse Practitioner

Valery from 06901 OCTOBER 22, 2016
Make us much stronger build character to overcome or lead to more challenging life


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