"Similarly, life is a tennis tournament. We may become exhausted by each strike from the opponent and each losing point. But what separates the winners from their opponents is their ability to keep a positive, determined mentality no matter how hard the blows hit them, because ultimately, the few points we lose during the fight do not matter when it comes to winning the entire match."
I was helping S with an essay she is working on, and got a bit teary eyed when I read this line. Who would know that the words of a seventeen year old would lift my spirit up. S, you are a wonderful young lady and we are all so proud of you.