When I think of courage, the first thing that comes to mind is bravery—military personnel in war zones protecting our freedom; firefighters running into burning buildings carrying out those who are trapped; donors giving a kidney or bone marrow to someone they’ve never met; teenagers standing up to bullies who, once again, are going to terrorize […]

“Cry Uncle!” – Giving Up the Fight

When I was young, “cry uncle” was an expression I heard from time-to-time. I didn’t understand it and, thankfully, was never at the mercy of someone who taunted me to say it. Thinking about why, and when, we choose to “give up the fight”, the idiom came back to me. “Cry Uncle!” is a command issued from a […]