Life Lesson: Sufficiency

Cincinnati Councilman Wendell Young

At last night’s Cincinnati mayoral debate, I met City Council Member Wendell Young.  We chatted briefly, and he turned to join guests filing into the auditorium.

Suddenly remembering my blog challenge, I quickly asked if he had a life lesson to share with me.  Smiling, and with a slight question in his voice, he replied “Don’t jump out of a perfectly good airplane, if you have a choice?!

As he told me that parachutes weren’t his favorite part of a stint in the US Air Force, I considered the thrill and adrenaline rush of a free fall isn’t necessary if you can be happy with what you have.

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