The most valuable thing whichever comes into a life is that experience, that book, that sermon, that person, that incident, that emergency, that accident, that catastrophe-that something which touches the springs of a person's inner nature and flings open the doors of their great within, revealing its hidden resources.
There is in every normal human being a sleeping lion. It is just a question of arousing it, just a question of something happening that will awaken us, stir the depths of our being, and arouse the sleeping power within us.
Every discovery of new powers, new assets in yourself, stimulates you tremendously to new efforts, to new endeavor. We have all seen instances where an ordinary clerk, with seemingly ordinary ability, has suddenly been promoted, and the stimulus, the tonic of advancement, the new hope of further success that has prodded them, has often added twenty-five or fifty per cent to their ability by uncovering new resources, new and before undreamed of powers.