It is fascinating to me the subtle signs (and oft-times not so subtle) people carry, signals about feelings, principles, beliefs.  It may be a bumper sticker, a pin, and here in my case a T-shirt. And we often send those signals with greater volume and visibility when the stakes are high and the pressure on. When the going gets rough, our signals can shine brighter, and often without even realizing it, signals find kindred spirits – we are then no longer alone in our struggle….