Archive: Medals and meaning
Bronze is not the same as silver, and silver is not the same as gold, as I'm sure victorious American skier Bode Miller will be happy to explain. He's won all three.
By Jan Scruggs | February 25, 2010; 12:04 AM ET | Comments (1)
When you don't have a chance at making first place, you can set your own goals for stretching yourself, being your personal best.
By Jeanine Cogan | February 25, 2010; 12:03 AM ET | Comments (0)
Giving people the incentive to strive for goals that may be outside of their reach is a great thing.
By Eric Schaeffer | February 25, 2010; 12:03 AM ET | Comments (0)
Whenever one engages in such a competition, it calls forth a part of our being that enables us to transcend normal limits. It gives us a taste of the ideal we strive for in our innermost beings. It is spiritual in the truest sense.
By Seth Kahan | February 25, 2010; 12:02 AM ET | Comments (0)
When we focus on doing our best in whatever we strive to do, success will find its way to us.
By Misti Burmeister | February 25, 2010; 12:02 AM ET | Comments (0)
What about those old trophies gathering dust in my guest room? Maybe I should put them in the attic, but that seems like a shame. They remind me of a time when anything seemed possible.
By Patricia McGuire | February 25, 2010; 12:01 AM ET | Comments (0)