This should be the latest in my series of blog entries taking a fresh look at a variety of topics over the next year. I’ve set up a page on the blog explaining the project and linking to my entries. Last week’s topic was “Self-Sacrifice,” but I find that I’m not really in a place to write that one right now. I’m posting this as a note that I am intentionally skipping it, and will revisit it in the future.

The Best Advice I Ever Received

Look out! Potential!!

When I was a sophomore in high school, the editor of the school paper signed my yearbook with an inscription that included the line "You have potential; you lack discretion." It took me quite a while to learn to grow into that, but he was completely right.