For many years I fought the idea of using GPS because I already had a GPS. Her name was Diane. She was my wife. “Turn left in 500 ft – Stay on this road for three miles – Stop! – We’re here!”
Diane was always right and she didn’t need batteries.
Now I have become dependent of the voice of a strange woman. She has my destination locked in her memory and shows me the perfect way to get there.
Like Diane, she’s always right. Unlike Diane, she never asks me what I am thinking or insists on stopping at every outlet mall we pass.
But occasionally I deliberately, or by accident, make a wrong turn. What happens next is amazing!
Today, three days after Christmas, I find myself reflecting on what has happened in 2015 and considering changes I would like to see in 2016.
Here is a simple principle guaranteed to help turn your 2015 ideas into action, and your resolutions and dreams into reality.
Last week I shared a Rick Warren post entitled “The Blessings of a Life of Integrity.”
The Challenge to live a life of integrity was obvious. But as I wrote, I knew that for many readers there was an enormous elephant standing in the room.
A question that went unaddressed.
Ken, what if my life hasn’t always been one of integrity? What if I have experienced failure? Has the sun set on my day of opportunity? Are the promised blessings forever lost? The answer is…
I wanted to repost this blog – the lesson I learned here has stuck with me even though I originally wrote this post a few years ago. I hope it will give you a little encouragement this morning. Enjoy!
“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming, ‘Wow! What a Ride!'” – Hunter S. Thompson