Analysis Of The Book ' Cristobal Colon '

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Cristobal Colon who is formerly known as Christopher Columbus was another person that David Ponder encountered on his journey. Christopher Columbus gave David a very important decision for success. This decision no longer made David have an undecided heart because David knew that if he did, he would always fail in life. Thus, the fourth decision for success that was given to David was “I have a decided heat.” When a person like David started “to wait, to wonder, to doubt, to be indecisive, [they were disobeying] God” (Andrews). When David opted to have a decided heart, he chose to quit and defeat double mindedness. When people commit themselves to have a decided heart, they have the power to take hold of their own future. As David read the fourth decision, he assured himself “I will lay my head on my pillow at night happily exhausted, knowing that I have done everything within my power to move the mountains in my path” (Andrews). This decision provides optimistic propositions and recommendations for overcoming hindrances. Furthermore, the fourth decision allows one to take responsibility over his or her own heart.
Since David’s life felt like it was constantly going downhill, he was always unhappy. The moment he visited Anne Frank, a humbled little Jewish girl who was hiding from the Nazi’s, David learned that he should always choose to be happy. In Anne’s letter to David, she gave him inspirational words about being a happy person. The letter allowed David to see that…
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