Even the most successful people in life get discouraged, experience rejection, make mistakes and doubt themselves. In fact, adversity is inevitable, and it is those challenges that make us stronger.
In North Carolina this week, we were distracted yet again by the 'marriage' issue from the real matter at hand: equality. Which we can achieve by demanding the legality of civil unions.
The state of North Carolina is hoping that The Hunger Games will show the world its diverse beauty. They're making sure the odds are forever in their favor.
By the time he reached his 20s, Nathan knew he had a choice to make. He could either live a closeted life within the church, or come out. There was no doubt in his mind that he would be rejected for the latter.
Barbecue has evolved along disparate paths around the nation, led down these trails by the racial and ethnic immigrants. Indeed, barbecue sauce is a purely American cultural phenomenon.
So why is the NRA allowing its leadership, membership, and special guests to be forced to undergo the indignity of being stripped of their guns with little more than a whimper? Well, because to do otherwise would frankly be nuts.
Barbecue has evolved along disparate paths around the nation, led down these trails by the racial and ethnic immigrants who settled there. Indeed, barbecue sauce is a cultural phenomenon.
Something consistently missing in a report that emphasizes growth and profit is students and whether Pearson's high tech snake oil actually promotes student learning. Pearson is a money making machine, but is this education?
An unlikely alliance of trial lawyers and Christian fundamentalists continues to defend the prerogative of jilted spouse to turn love triangles into quadrangles--with the state judicial system as a fourth wheel.
We have two significant problems with the job market in the current recovery -- a labor surplus and a labor shortage. High unemployment and a lack of ...
In order to serve black men in the most effective, efficient, and just ways, we need all colleges and universities to examine their practices that keep black men out and that work against black student male success.
If the drama in North Carolina represents the rise of a Christian left in this country -- and recent polling data indicates it might -- many liberal hearts like mine will gladden. Yet whatever better angels I have in my nature are counseling caution.
No amount of whitewashing Helms' legacy can erase the stain of his reliance on hate-filled, divisive politics, or the hurt he caused so many people in the process.
All this time I've been worrying about what will happen to my kids as a result of climate change. It was clear to me that we needed some really innovative, out-of-the-box solutions. Turns out we can just legislate it away.
Big hotels can sometimes offer luxuries that enhance romantic getaways, but there's nothing quite like the personal treatment you'll get at a boutique B&B.
Fresh out of undergraduate school at the University of Virginia in the late 1980s - and facing the reality of a recession - Thomas Woltz leapt at the ...