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Curveballs: Dust yourself off and endeavor again.

Life throws curveballs. Everyone kens this. We casually throw the term out to people suffering all the time. We realize they subsist and yet are perpetually surprised at when they transpire to us. That is what the curve ball is and in fact as described by good ol’ Webster a curveball is  "a ball that is pitched with a snap of the wrist and a vigorous downward spin, which causes the ball to drop suddenly and deceptively veer away from home plate."


The most intriguing word in this definition is “deceptively”. Even though we know curveballs subsist when they transpire to us we incline to feel apostatized or slighted in a very personal way. That is because the curveball is designed precisely for that purport. You cerebrate you witness it coming one way and BOOM it goes another way. Suddenly you are caught of sentinel and you swing one way and you miss. You are in disbelief. You SWORE you anticipated it, you prepared for it, you swung as hard as you could and you missed. The best b…