Backbone Vs. Wishbone

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By James Shone

I heard this expression on the radio last week and I was struck by how accurate it is. There is no doubt that we need a metaphorical backbone to navigate ourselves successfully through this world. Too many people are scared to face reality and sit in a position of wishing their woes away. In order to make the progress, we need to have the determination and resilience (Backbone) to square up to those things that sometimes we want to wish away.
This has been a pertinent message for me on my journey! I need to keep on addressing those challenges and not running away and hiding in self pity.
So my plea for us ALL this week is to face our challenges and not run away and hide from them.

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