Everyone has a story. There are wins and losses. If you’re lucky, the former outweighs the later, but many of us are just praying to break even. The parts of our physical, spiritual, and emotional selves make up a complex body of experience. Some things are strengthened, some things are weak, and of course there are the scars.

Having won and lost a fair bit, I’d say that I’ve managed to break a little more than even. My life, while…