Monthly Archives: October 2012

The price of cynicism

“We cannot avoid suffering but we can choose how to cope with it, find meaning in it, and move forward with renewed purpose…Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space lies our freedom and power to choose … Continue reading

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Finding your balance

I was quite blessed to have Ms. Evans as my high school guidance counselor.  For whatever reason, she took an interest in me, looked after my welfare, and encouraged me to be my best. When I was close to graduation, … Continue reading

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It’s really not about you

There wasn’t a great deal of amusement at high school football practice.   August and September in North Carolina can have the heat of an oven and the humidity of a steam room.  Still, I sometimes found myself laughing at … Continue reading

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