From Tragedy to Triumph

September 21, 2015

Oh, how many times have we heard about singers, actors, and other well-known people tell their stories about how they’ve gone from tragedy to triumph? Do you think they’ve overcome obstacles and hardships in their lives because they’re chosen or special? Well, they’re no different from you or I. We all have an opportunity to experience triumph. Maybe we won’t be nominated for an Emmy or Oscar (unless that’s the path you’re traveling), but we can be winners in our own lives!


Following the path to Triumph isn’t always easy. In fact, for most of us, it can be a rather long, arduous path that winds around. Maybe sometimes it even brings us back to places we’ve been before. When I think of my path, my journey, I think about the yellow brick road in the Wizard of Oz. Sometimes it takes us longer to get where we’d like to be, but if you stay focused and directed on your path, you’ll reach your destination with a renewed sense of pride, strength, appr