Words of Wisdom in Exam Time

We’ll be slowing down now for the exam period.

Here are a couple quotes by Henri Nouwen from Laura Bergus to get you through these exams and keep things in perspective:

When we start being too impressed by the results of our work, we slowly come to the erroneous conviction that life is one large scoreboard where someone is listing the points to measure our worth.  And before we are fully aware of it, we have sold our soul to the many grade-givers.
We are important because someone considers us indispensable.

…When we cling to the results of our actions as our only way of self-identification, then we become possessive and defensive and tend to look at our fellow human beings more as enemies to be kept at a distance than as friends with whom we share the gifts of life.

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1 Comment on "Words of Wisdom in Exam Time"

  1. Stop Anxiety | December 16, 2009 at 1:42 pm |

    It also depends on the grade giver. If you believe that the grade you received was incorrect, you shouldn’t stand by it as if it is the truth. It is just a grade and by one person who might have misjudged the outcome of your grade.

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