As many of you know I spent time last year in India. It struck me that the slum dwellers of Mumbai are not caught up in this current economic recession, for them life always has been and always will be about survival, which translates to living one day at a time, and very much in the present
In 1986 Rita Levi-Montalcini won the Nobel Prize for Medicine and now at age 100 has this gem of advice:
“Don’t fear difficult moments, the best comes from them.”
She should know as her story is compelling, having been being forced to flee from life threatening situations many times during World War 2, while all the time expanding her knowledge and passion for studying medicine.