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Stay the Course and Enjoy the Journey


Have you ever encountered obstacles or delays while going about your day? Today, I had a similar experience while running errands. As I drove down a road, I noticed a tall, slim tree slowly falling across the road, which made me quickly come to a complete stop. Luckily, I saw it in time, and there was just enough space to drive around it. This experience made me reflect on how obstacles can present themselves at any given moment.


Later, on my way home, I encountered heavy construction that caused traffic to move slowly for the next three miles. However, this delay allowed me to notice businesses I had never seen before, plan my dinner selection, and do some self-reflection.

I realized that the falling tree and the construction both carried powerful lessons. The tree represents obstacles and how they can unexpectedly present themselves. However, there is always a way out and a way through. The construction represented repairs, which may cause delays but are necessary for progress.


So what's the lesson here? Stay the course and enjoy the journey. Obstacles and delays are a part of life, but they don't have to stop us from moving forward. Instead, we can use these experiences to reflect on our lives, find new opportunities, and learn important lessons. Remember, there are always lessons and treasures waiting to be found.


Karen Abbott-Trimuel (KAT)

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