As a faithful member of #TeamiPhone, I recently upgraded to iOS 10. One of the major changes is the ability to play games via iMessage, which is super fun. So, I was playing checkers with a friend of mine, and came to a crossroads.
Sidenote: I’m highly competitive with these sorts of things. (I like to win.)
I got to this point where I could either move my checker and get jumped or move a random, different piece that wouldn’t affect the game. Furthermore, getting jumped would require my opponent to move a piece from a same place and open a spot for a King. Should I play the safe route and move a random piece, or I sacrifice my piece to the opponent?
I got jumped.
BUT in my next two moves, I was crowned King and ultimately won the game.
Often times we are scared to take a leap of faith. We are holding on to what we feel is a lot, but in reality, it's a small portion. We’re holding on to what we think is all we have. We're scared of losing something. We're scared of taking a risk. We’re scared of taking that leap of faith...Read More