How Life is NOT Like the Super Bowl

  I like sports well enough, even though I’m not a die-hard fan of any particular team (although I certainly have a Boston loyalty like a lot of Mainers- we used to occupy the same colony, you know). There are a lot of very valuable life lessons that we can learn through sports. I’ve outlined them at times in my blog.  I even dabble in very amateur athletic pursuits myself. However, I would like to point out that there is a very important way in which life is not like sports. In life, there are no clear winners and losers. In other words, life is not a contest in which you must defeat others in order to “win.” There is no scoreboard,  point system, or panel of judges. Sure, there are competitions which utilize these devices, but that’s different than     . . . read more

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