Our performances are always a culmination of our choices. I have been hurt in the past and carry just as much baggage as anyone else, but it encourages me that my choices today can help me overcome whatever patterns exist in my life because of the pain caused by the choices of others. It is not easy.
I learned early on that nothing is ever as bad as it seems. Losses do not feel good. Failure shines a disappointing light on our ability to do what we set out to do. When I am emotionally secure, I can look at a failure and truly evaluate what went wrong. When I am insecure, I have