Tuesday, April 1, 2014

It's how you play the game

We will never be completely free from fear.  Consider Michael Lewis in Coach: Lessons on the Game of Life
"He was teaching us something far more important: how to cope with the two greatest enemies of a well-lived life, fear and failure.  To make the lesson stick, he made sure we encountered enough of both.  What he knew [. . .] was that we'd never conquer the weaknesses within ourselves.  We'd never drive the worst of ourselves away for good.  We'd never win.  The only glory to be had would be in the quality of the struggle."

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