Do you ever feel like life is swirling around you and you want to stop it but you just don’t know how? One minute it’s Christmas and the next time you breathe, you’re on Summer vacation. You’re at the hospital welcoming your new grandchild, but it seems like just yesterday your daughter was curled up in your lap listening to you read her a bedtime story. Where does the time go? How do we make it more valuable?
At today’s helter skelter pace, it’s easy for me to get caught up in my responsibilities and forget to really live. It’s easy to be so concerned with what my wife thinks, what my boss thinks or what the neighbors think that I end up living a life I don’t want trying to impress others or live up to the world’s ever-increasing and unreachable standards. As the adage says, “I worked so hard climbing the ladder just to realize when I got to the top that it was leaning against the wrong wall.”Continue reading