We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.
If I knew that I had only months to live, I’m not sure that I’d have this much courage, this much otherness, this much left to give.
In fact, I’m pretty certain that I wouldn’t.
That’s all the more reason for me to spend just 10 minutes today with the late Professor Randy Pausch. Pausch gave one of the finest lectures ever about life, its meaning, and its defining pursuits – all while knowing that he was just weeks away from dying