Gabby & Mark

April 19th, 2013
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I have written about Gabby Giffords in previous posts because she is a source of inspiration to me.
She is the very definition of courage and resilience and lives her life with a great deal of passion.  Despite being shot in the head over two years ago, she continues to move forward and remain in public life because she wants to make the world a safer place.
Gun control is Gabby’s top priority and today’s post focuses on just part of the dialogue surrounding this issue.
Gabby Giffords & Mark Kelly
With her husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, Gabby has … Read More

Gabby Giffords

January 7th, 2012
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Photo by If you Google the word resilient, you will find yourself reading about Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-AZ. Resilience is the ability to recover from a crisis, a dramatic life change or even failure.  Some people are born with resilience and others develop it. Resilience is when life hands you an awful situation and you turn it into an opportunity to learn or develop something about yourself. Resilience is digging down deep within ourselves and finding the resources to cope with a changed life. To me, this is the essence of Gabby Giffords. One year ago tomorrow, Giffords was… Read More