What’s more important: the journey or the destination?

Let your joy be in your journey – not in some distant goal. Tim Cook 1960 – Recently, I found myself thinking about a time some fifty years ago, when the interstate highway system that crisscrosses our country was mostly in the planning stage. When you traveled back then, you had to pass through all the small towns with their unique personalities. There were lower speed limits and plenty of red lights that slowed you down enough to glimpse the individual flavor of the towns. Contrast that with the way we experience travel today. We bypass most small towns. Even …
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Neither here nor there

Growth is painful. Change is painful. But nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong. N.R. Narayana Murthy 1946 – While you may not have heard the term ‘liminal space’, you’ve almost certainly experienced the phenomenon at some point. Liminal space can be either literal or figurative — a transitional place, period, or experience. The airport is a good literal example: an in-between place, the gateway between your point of origin and your destination. The upcoming winter holidays are often considered liminal times, bridging the old year and the new.  These days can feel stagnant to some, …
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One day to live

Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend. Theophrastus d. 278 B.C. Take a moment and think about what you would do if you knew you only had one more day to live. Would you act any differently? How would you relate to and treat your family and friends? Would you show them more respect and concern? Would there be some people you would ignore rather than allow them to waste the precious time you had left? Would there be some past misunderstanding that you would set straight? What would you do if you had just one more …
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