Set backs are part of the wellness challenge

The boy on the left walked most of the “lap” and the other children crossed the “finish line” minutes before him. I was sad for him. So I did what I could in the moment…(the caption)…

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I told the boy to never give up, to never quit trying, and wished him the best

Set backs are part of the wellness challenge. Whether they are temporary or permanent is up to us.

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By jeff noel

Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites.


  1. I would expect nothing less from you :-). You never know when something you say will change a life. Thank you Jeff, you could just as easily had said nothing. Making the world a better place!

  2. Thanks Donna. Because the pressure of being in a hurry was distant, the joy of being in the moments was constant. It was glorious.

  3. Patty, it was a wonderful, small glimpse of Heaven on earth. Two random people, world’s apart… one helping the other… neither one comprehending it very much.

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