Never allow others to define your potential. ~ Marjorie Brody
Marjorie is the founder & fearless leader of BRODY Professional Development.
If today were my last day on Earth and I could share 500 words of brilliance with the world, here are the important things I'd want to pass along to others...
It was 1984.
I was in the front of the raft looking around Alan was in the back paddling. The children were directing Alan toward the roughest rapids they could see.
Suddenly, we hit a rock. The raft flexed, throwing Alan into the white water. I knew that Alan would be fine. He was strong and good swimmer. My fear was that I couldn't get the children back to safety.
In what seemed like hours and was only split seconds -- Alan's head popped out the water. I leaned over and yelled. ";Get back in this raft!"; He said, ";I would if I could."; At that point, I leaned over the side, grabbed his arm, and flung all 200 pounds of him back into the raft.
If anyone would have asked me if I could have lifted Alan I would h... in . It was me, my significant other, Alan, and our combined four children, ages 7 to 12.