In summary, the passion and persistence of grit motivates and carries us over rough seas like a well-made surfboard. We can think of an absence of effort like a crack in our surfboard that needs repair.
Joanne took time for coffee with friends every time she had to make the difficult drive to the hospital for tests. I hated
Although it may sound like a cliché, there is truth to the saying that pain is sometimes the price that we must be willing to pay for growth.
When we can become completely gentle with ourselves and genuine in our approach to others, we can find a celebration of joy within -- a feeling that it is wonderful to be in this world.