Letters from Madelyn Audiobook: Chapter 11
Choose Our Attitude
In the early 1960‘s my mother read the book, “Man’s Search for Meaning”, by Dr. Viktor Frankl, a survivor of a Nazi concentration camp. About two years into his imprisonment at Auschwitz, Dr. Frankl realized that it wasn’t always the youngest, strongest, or healthiest people who survived. Obviously, no one has any defense against a gas chamber, but for those who were forced into hard labor in the camps, he noted that often attitude was the main difference in the people who survived and the people who didn’t.
There were two statements in that book that really resonated with Madelyn. Dr. Frankl wrote, “Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last […]