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Yogi Berra

Yogi Berra, the famous catcher for the New York Yankees, was also one of the great theologians of the 20th century.

He quipped:

“If the world was perfect, it wouldn’t be.”

I love these words of genius, and I am honored to share them with my patients.

We may seek a life free of difficulties, but it simply isn’t possible. We all have challenges; they are built into the fabric of our existence.

For some, these challenges can be excruciating - and by no means do I mean to minimize the experience of those who have gone through torturous pain and loss.

Life is not perfect, yes, Yogi is correct.

Embrace this truth.

It’s how we meet the inevitable imperfections of life that makes the difference.

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