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In Others’ Words: What are You Ignoring?

In Others’ Words: What are You Ignoring?

Sometimes … sometimes I get too focused. On my laptop. My iPhone. The laundry. The errands I need to run. (Grocery store. Check. Dry Cleaners. Check. Drop my daughter off at volleyball camp — only she does the driving, not me. Check.) I’m getting things done, yes. But that thought I keep having — the longing inside to take a day or two and escape to the mountains? I shove i... Read More »

In Others’ Words: Don’t Take the Shortcut

In Others’ Words: Don’t Take the Shortcut

Do you like shortcuts? I admit, I’m not a fan of them. I know they’re supposed to make life easier … get us where we want to be faster. But inevitably when I take a shortcut, I end up lost. Wondering why I didn’t follow the normal directions and just deal with the it’s-going-to-take-me-longer-to-get-there route. Sometimes we just have to do it — whatever “... Read More »

In Others’ Words: Counting the Cost

In Others’ Words: Counting the Cost

I’ve had this quote on file for quite a long time. I read it. Ponder it. Pass it by. Come back to it again. Leave it in my files. It’s not that I don’t like the quote. I do. It’s probably one of my most favorite quotes now, which makes me think I need to update my list of favorite quotes. But that’s another topic all together, isn’t it? “The price of anyth... Read More »