The Same Life That Brings Pain Also Brings Joy

Adversity has a way of making us loom and gloom. Here’s how to recalibrate.

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My Dad told me when I was young that waves come in sets of seven, and if ever I found myself caught in the undertow and struggling to find air and in a panic to look for and swim towards the light. I’ve had occasion over the years to turn to that sage advice, not only when I was tumbling around in the wilds…