Discussion posted by: David McNamara
There are many factors we cannot control that shape us into the people we are and influences we might not even recognize until we have distance and perspective. When we are able to recognize those factors and the unhealthy traits we have developed, we’re faced with a choice to change or slip back into our old ways. Chris Buckley had a difficult childhood. Raised in Cleveland, his father was bigoted and an alcoholic, and would whip Buckley for anything bad he might have done while his dad was gone. When he was old enough, he joined the Army. For 13 years he served, going overseas and training to fight a very specific people group.