From the excellent book Mastery.
Such a simple statement. Wish I had said it first.
Educating your child is the most important job you have as a parent. There are many ways to educate a child. Most people choose to outsource their child’s education either to the state, letting their child be educated by the public school system, or to a private institution, or to a professional individual, such as a private tutor.
The ideal solution is to educate your child yourself.
While foot structure and chiropractic have been interlinked for decades, the typical chiropractic approach has been to recommend custom orthotics in an attempt to correct imbalances in the feet and ankles, thereby correcting imbalances in the hips and pelvis leading to a more stabilized spine that will correct and heal.
I have never liked the idea of orthotics. Orthotics are crutches, merely masking symptoms and compensating weaknesses instead of actually fixing a problem.
During chiropractic school I was focused on one thing and one thing only… graduating and passing boards. Everyone who enters chiropractic school is focused on the same thing, and that is exactly what they teach you; how to graduate and how to pass boards.
Passing the boards is only the first step, though and it’s not really that pivotal of a step in the grand scheme of being a health care provider. Like any education system, exams like national board exams show whether you are a good test taker rather than showing whether or not you are a good, or will be a good and competent chiropractor.
Whenever the new thinking, however weak and anemic, becomes the common thinking, the mind becomes quick to lock out the old thinking as “impossible” or “not practical or desirable.”
Faith, according to Hebrews 11:1 is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. You might be tempted to think this means that faith exists without proof. That’s a bit short-sighted, but you wouldn’t be alone.
The dictionary definition even states that faith is the firm belief in something for which there is no proof. That is neither accurate, nor fair.
A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.
Look at a stone cutter hammering away at his rock, perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred-and-first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not the last blow that did it, but all that had gone before.
I am excited to be a judge at the Rock’n Freedom KCBS State BBQ competition this Saturday.