But doing what is right within your natural strengths is key. If you, say, have a great natural talent for the piano and you are a small boned, weak person, this means that going with the piano instead of insisting on becoming a champion wrestler would be a wise decision.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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