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RE: Wasted Talent or Unborn Talent ?

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Fields, Linda (
Wed, 15 Dec 1999 14:32:07 -0500

What a nice thought---and expressed so poetically! Linda in NC, USA

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> Subject: Wasted Talent or Unborn Talent ?
> Someone on this list wrote : "but the most frustating aspect of my job is
> to
> see wasted talent"
> When I was fifteen years younger, fear of life and lack of selfconfidence
> draw me on the "good way" : studies, technical and scientific professionS,
> the safety way towards a "career with good pay"S even though I almost
> never
> found it !
> Because ART was deep in my heartS
> I have to thank Life, or world wide gods, for preventing me from
> smothering
> the precious sparks of creation inside me. Maybe I went a long way roundS
> before I decide to blow on embers and stir up the "art fire".
> Talent being wasted ? I really wonder.
> It seems as if Life is always trying to get you back on "your very way".
> As if nothing had happened, while you are settled in a so confortable way
> of
> life - or a standard one - Life makes you crossing your talent again and
> again, patiently waiting for you to wake up and take the golden opportuny.
> I
> think it looks like conjunction of stars and planetsS
> Whaterver the way you are going through, I think Talent is never
> definitevely wasted.
> And when I look back at the pasted years, where talent was sleeping inside
> me, I almost learnt tons of things that are, in present time, trully
> contributing to my life and to my creativity.
> Maybe teachers do have the mission to turn student's sparks of creativity
> into a fire. Here and now. But don't forget about embers. You just have to
> blow on carefullyS
> I am an independant teacher and my students are betweenn 7 and 70 years
> old
> ! Every student : UNBORN TALENT. Not wasted.
> I wish so. And I do the best to open student's eyes and reveal their
> "talent", howhever old they may be. I know creativity is nicely waitingS
> But
> sometimes it is not so relax to wake it up !
> Holly Patience help you !
> "Talent is an empty glass that you just have to fill upł
> Antoine de la Garanderie.
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> Sincerely
> Vincent
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