Tag Archives: Overcoming

Don’t judge a man until you’ve walked a mile in his shoes.

It’s easy for us to look at someone else and judge what they are doing or how they are handling something. We are merely looking at a snapshot of their actions and not at what may have happened before or … Continue reading

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Better the devil you know than the one you don’t.

Sometimes when we have to choose between what is known, even if it’s horrible, it is better to choose that than what you don’t know because it could be much worse. We all tend to fall into this trap at … Continue reading

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Cowards die many times before their death.

Coined from Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, this metaphor means that people who run away from their challenges and problems die a little bit inside each time they do so. Their character slowly erodes away when they don’t confront what is ahead … Continue reading

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We are stronger in the places that we’ve been broken.

Hardships and failures are our best teachers. We grow stronger by facing and overcoming them. The natural human response to pain is to run away from it. But some things we can’t hide from, and we inevitably have to deal … Continue reading

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