Tag: Whippersnappers

Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Recommended by Ricochet Members Created with Sketch. What are Your Gifts?


I was inspired by an idea from Dr. Bastiat’s post on intelligence. @django mentioned that he was a person who could see things outside the standard patterns that others missed. That’s quite a gift. I was thinking that each of us (unless you’re a young whippersnapper) knows our gifts, especially those that we appreciate and others do, too!

For example, I have been told in certain environments when things are confused and chaotic that I can see into the heart of the matter, and can clarify the situation for others. I like having that ability and having it appreciated. I also have convinced people that I am a person who handles conflict well and tend to be balanced and even-tempered on Ricochet. You should see me in real life! Actually, my experiences on Ricochet have helped me grow a great deal in this regard, so I consider those of you who have “triggered” me to be my teachers. Thank you.


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I went to pick up a take-out order from a restaurant today and found a dozen or so customers sitting around with no food. The restaurant’s computer system was down. In the old days, we could calculate totals manually and even take credit card payments via a non-electronic system. But the young clerk just kept […]

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