Jan to June 2016

Climb Your Own Mountains

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Stories of people who overcome great obstacles are engaging and inspirational.  I’ve read Nick Vujicic’s book Unstoppable, about how a man with no arms and legs has dared and achieved much, speaks regularly, is deeply religious, and started a nonprofit – Life Without Limbs. I remember following the news about Bethany Hamilton who in 2003, […]

April, May, June 2014

Moving Targets

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Had a conversation with a man whose wife had recently died. She was a vibrant person – high energy and full of life. She developed dementia and he told of his daily visits, her decline, and how the disease took her vibrancy, her energy, and eventually her life. But the saddest part was he shared […]