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on February 27, 2015

Wanting More


Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of human freedoms – to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.

Viktor E. Frankl

Sometimes bad stuff happens. We’re cruising along feeling pretty good about life in general, and then we get blind-sided by some unfortunate event. Illness, bereavement or a financial set-back.

Problems rise up and knock us down. We’re scared and vulnerable, as we face our mortality and the fragility of our circumstances. We’re reminded that the plans we have spent years constructing can collapse in the blink of an eye.

We feel pain, confusion and we want to vent our discontent. We want to rally against that which hurts us.

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