When we start the healing process, we must overcome the urge to do nothing. It’s been over three weeks since my new knee arrived and although the pain still exists (nothing like the first few weeks) my body and my mind encourage me to do nothing. Inertia is not just a force of nature, but…

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One thing surgery will teach you is that some days are better than others. Another thing is that never get too confident, or your body will bring you back to reality. I’m not complaining, really. There are way too many people enduring a lot more than I. I am simply trying to learn from this…

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It’s been three weeks since my knee replacement surgery, so I don’t have any excuses left. It is time for my meditations to begin their weekly routine. The healing process for the knee is not unlike other healing processes whether it be from surgery, trauma, or mental trauma or anguish. At first you deal with…

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Never, Ever, Lose Your Poise —¬†Coach Frank Broyles. One of the many life lessons one learns by playing competitive sports is to never lose one’s poise or cool. ¬†Now there are athletes who do “lose it” on occasion, but the great ones seldom do when the game is on the line. Coach Broyles knew how…

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The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge. — Bertrand Russell Pretty simple don’t you say, but like my grandmother used to say, “Easier said than done.” First of all, we tend to equate romantic love whenever we hear the word love, but I don’t think that’s what Russell had in…

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