Most of my education was spent in long hours of frustration. I had learning difficulties from the very beginning. At the school psychologist’s bidding, I was held back in the fourth grade. This did not help much academically and even worse, I was devastated watching my peers move ahead without me. I struggled through high school and upon graduation, hoped for college, but realistically expected a career in auto mechanics. Reaching for my higher education dream, I enrolled in our local community college. After one semester of agony and disappointment I was placed on academic probation. A manual labor career was looking more likely than ever. Fortunately, my parents had always encouraged my desire for a college education and my father ‘bought’ me into a small Christian college in Oregon. There I was put into remedial education classes and a neurological rehabilitation program to try to solve some of the visual and auditory problems affecting my ability to learn. It was as if someone had turned on a light bulb. Reading got easier and my ability to comprehend what I was seeing and hearing became effortless. I could finally learn and retain information. The next year I had the honor