The Thicket Part 1: First Steps

I should have realized that he was with me from the very beginning, but I was too focused on myself to be aware of his presence.

Learning to Live in Second Place

If someone enthusiastically told you that they’re always coming in second place in everything they do, there’s almost a guarantee that you’d scrunch your eyes in perplexity. You’d probably ask yourself why anyone would be so proud of constantly falling short.