How can we tell when we meet an “exceptional” person? Exceptional people thrive not because of what has been done to them, but how they reacted. They are self-aware, which allows for growth within themselves and others.
Natalie Gilbert was 13 when she won the promotion to sing the National Anthem at the Rose Garden, home of the Portland Trail Blazers basketball team. On the day of the game she woke up feeling sick, but she knew the show must go on. As she stood center court in front of 20,000 fans, she started singing.
In the physical world, friction allows us to accomplish many everyday tasks: running, driving a car up a hill, even sitting on a chair. It’s a necessary part of our lives. But when we think of friction among people, most of us have learned to think of it as a negative force, a clash of wills or opinions that makes
We recently replaced our front door as well as the timbers that were supporting it. About a month ago one of our outdoor cats had given birth to three kittens. The kittens are still shy around people. I warned my husband and the carpenter to be careful during the construction, to ensure no kittens got under the house as they would