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Optimism

Posted on June 17, 2016 - 12:01

By Curtis Young, Chaplain, YMCA Camp Collins

I’ve always been an optimist; you know, the glass is half full and all of that? But I’m discovering a need to temper my optimism in order to grow. I think that I have been, as my wife affectionately says, “stupidly optimistic” for too long and it has caused me problems. I tend to hang with people or ideas longer than I should because I’m positive that, if I just hang in there, good things are going to happen. But they rarely, if ever have happen.

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