|Credit: Patrick Castleberry|
But did this lucky turtle grow his shell hastily as the gator was closing in? Of course not. The turtle's hard covering developed over time, rendering him strong and ready when the predator struck.
Same with our core strength--our 'resilience muscles'. There are simple things we can do today--before the alligators are lurking--to ensure we'll be strong and ready when 'life happens', when the alligators pounce.