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Now, more than ever, I am reaching within for the strength to persevere. For me, the secret ingredient in that recipe is slowing down and looking at life from a different perspective. I realize that instead of focusing on what I'm losing right now, I need to flip the coin and ask, "What can I gain from this situation?"
It may seem trite, but my personal reminder in this endeavor is really quite simple:
Ignore the Rain. Look for the Rainbow.
Everyone faces challenges in life, but it's not the obstacles that define us. Rather, it is the way that we stand up for ourselves and push back against them that ultimately writes our character.