Sunday, February 17, 2019
Are YOU a Captive of Circumstace?
It isn't what happens to you, but what you believe about what happens to you, that is the cause of doubt, self-distrust, fear and despair that bow the head and turn the growing spirit back to dust. .
Ingrid Betancourt was a candidate for the presidency of Columbia when she was kidnapped by rebel forces and held prisoner in the jungle for six years under extremely brutal conditions. In the following TED Talk with English subtitles in small print at the bottom of the frame, she tells the story of how she was able to resist her captors without being broken by them. Ms, Betancourt's courage in the face of terrifying circumstances conclusively proves that we do not have to be overwhelmed by the environmental forces which hold us captive, as she explains in the following TED Talk.