were taught that stops
are meant for their safety and well being -- their young subconscious mind can
interpret it as not to advance further and limits their imaginations or
creativity by staying safely within their boundaries.
It is often that
when our children’s were getting close to realizing their dreams, to changing
their lives--hit a stop
sign. They stopped
because they are afraid to take the next step and don’t want to leave the
certain safety and security with fear of the unknown.
When they hit a stop,
they have two choices:
do not move forward, do not pass go and stay with the familiar.
Two: Find that
little nudge, that hidden hand in their young curious mind which gently pushes
them to take the first step beyond their present boundaries--because with each
step they take, they learned that they will be closer to achieving their dreams,
vision and goals.
How many children in their present circumstances based on things that we
have taught them? Some of those stop
sign thinking might have been ingrained into their young mind for a reason--such
as safety--that are subconsciously holding them back.
We must look at all
signs and obstacles that we have put in front of our child's life.
What will happen
when your child crosses the stop
boundaries that have been ingrained into their thinking--that is preventing them
from opportunities, to push to their limits, to find ways to move forward; when
Stop signs are actually momentary
path-ways to success.
A mother was worried that her five-year-old son was unusually
talented, and took him to a child psychiatrist.
"Right," said the shrink; "We'll just try a few simple tests."
he turned to the boy and said;
"Say a few words - anything that
comes into your mind."
The boy turned to his mother and asked;
"Does he want logically constructed sentences or just a few random
and purely isolated words?"