Assuming too little too often

Nobel prize-winner Richard Feynman, while visiting his old high school, was surprised to find that his grades there were not as good as he remembered and that his IQ level was reported as being only a bit above average. That puzzled him because, like most people, he’d thought that only people with very high IQs won the Nobel prize, so for him to have done it was really something. I wonder, if he’d known that earlier, whether he would have even tried to do the research that eventually won him world wide recognition.
Many of us fall short of our potential because of things we assume about ourselves without taking into account what we could be – especially with God’s help. That’s why we should always remember that great promise of the Bible that says “God’s power at work in us can do far more than we dare ask or imagine.”

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