Life is full of encounters that mold us and mature us. For me, experiences that have molded me and matured me are often accompanied with humility.
It hit me like a punch to the gut: news of another colleague moving on. However, rather than doubling over - the normal reaction to receiving a wallop to the entrails - I took a deep breath and turned to the next email in my inbox.
Many Americans are troubled by the state of the nation. It is an unusual feeling.