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distracted no more

I work in the hope business. I work in a world of trying to help “if only’s” come true. One of the rewards of my job is discovering that no situation is ever so dire that hope cannot spark within it, given the right fanning of the embers.

I’ve also learned that people, for the most part, do the best they can. They cobble together a life, sometimes turn it into a shambles, but even in the shambles, they are doing their best at that particular time. Few people intend to do less well than they can.

A great phrase that Joseph Wood Krutch attributes to Anatole France succinctly sums up what I have learned we all do: “Chacun fait ...

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