In 1931, AugustePiccard and Charles Knipfer flew a balloon from Augsburg,Germany, to a glacier near Innsbruck, Austria. Reaching a height of 51,793 feet during their 17-hour flight, they were the first humans to reach the stratosphere. What freedom do you think they felt in accomplishing this task?
In overcoming obstacles and doubts and ridicule from friends or family in their quest to get to where they wanted in their goals, they obtained freedom….freedom from fear…they tried, and tried again and in the end found a place beyond their expectations….
Happy Stratospheric day! …and… think on this:
“The only real prison is fear, and the only real freedom isfreedom from fear.”
— Aung San Suu Kyi
Did you know… … that today is Greek Philosopher’s Day? Plato, one of the great Greek philosophers and author of The Republic and other books, was born on May 21, 429 B.C. ~~~ Today’s Inspirational Quote: “Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort,you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, you cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.” — Plato