UPDATE: When I initially wrote this post in 2011, we were still coming to grips with the terrible violent incident between Chris Brown and Rihanna. Today, in 2014, we are now reeling from recently released video tape of professional football player Ray Rice, spitting and punching his wife Janay in an elevator. [See: Ray Rice elevator knockout fiancee takes crushing punch] As I’ve spent the past few days trying to understand why so many people were more concerned with Ray Rice’s career (he was released from the Ravens and suspended indefinitely from the NFL) than with his wife,
Preparing for the New Year, by remembering what I’ve been through.
It’s the eve of New Year’s Eve, the second to the last day of 2010… and I’ve been in deep contemplation about the new year and the new possibilities it will bring. It dawned on me that every day we receive the same gift… the opportunity for the bounce back.
Do you remember this punching bag toy?
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