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November 9, 2012
Conquering Mountains

Conquering Mountains

I passed the half-century mark a few years ago. My friends and I shared laughs about getting old – mostly at my expense. I reminded them, “I can’t be over the hill, I’ve never been on top!” In fact, I am now certain I’m not over “the hill,” for there are whole mountain ranges yet to explore. Sir Edmund Hillary once said, “It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.” He knew that it is not the circumstances that dictate our lives but our response to them. When faced with daunting mountains; whether they are Mt. Everest or equally […]