Our motivational message for today is going to be a review of the life and times of Abraham Lincoln, an example for those who fail to win.

Let’s take a recap of his life story.

  • 1832 – Lost job and was defeated for state legislature.
  • 1833 – He failed in business.
  • 1835 – Sweetheart died.
  • 1836 – Had nervous breakdown.
  • 1838 – Defeated for Speaker
  • 1843 – Defeated for nomination for Congress.
  • 1848 – Lost renomination.
  • 1849 – Rejected for land officer.
  • 1854 – Defeated for U.S. Senate.
  • 1856 – Defeated for nomination for Vice President.
  • 1858 – Again defeated for U.S. Senate.
  • 1860 – Elected President

Abraham Lincoln was only contesting to become a legislature in 1832, he never knew that it will take him 28 years to become the president of America.

Sometimes, we fail in a smaller task or position to win a bigger task or position years after.

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Last modified: September 28, 2021

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