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    The Hand We’re Dealt

    There’s a great many people I have heard blame their current situation on their past circumstances. They were born into poverty, someone betrayed them in life, or life itself dealt them a bad hand at one point and they never quite recovered. But does any of that really matter? It’s true that our circumstances shouldn’t define us, but it’s hard to walk that attitude out into the real world. At any moment, anything can happen to us. We’re overcharged from our bank account, we run into a medical crisis, or we lose that job we’ve poured a good portion of our lives into. We lose a spouse, child, or friend.…