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How To Bounce Back From Failure

Failure

“I feel like a failure,” lamented the voice on the other end of the line.

I could hear the hurt.  I could feel the  frustration.  I could envision the embarrassment.  I understood.  I have heard it all through the years.  Moral failures.  Marriage failures. Parenting failures.  Financial failures. Continue reading

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Overcoming Life’s Failures

Basketball

March Madness is here!

For the non-sports fan, I’m not talking about the weather!  The NCAA basketball tournament begins this week.  If you’re a basketball fan, it’s a great three-week ride.

There will be upsets.  Highs and lows.  Ups and downs.  Incredible plays.  Smiles and tears. Success and failure.  Predictably, there will be a game where a team has a lead, then becomes tentative.  Quits making the plays that put them ahead.  At that point, the color commentator will say, “They’re playing not to lose, instead of playing to win.” Continue reading

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