We’re taking a few days of vacation this week! Since there are so many new readers to the blog, I didn’t think you’d mind a repost from a couple years ago.
“So how and what are YOU doing these days?” A seemingly simple and innocent question from a friend I hadn’t seen in a few months.
I want to yell, “DOING??? What am I DOING?? I’m Road Runner running straight off the cliff and not realizing it! I’m Charlie Brown constantly falling flat trying to kick the football! I’m like the psycho squirrels in my back yard, frantically spinning around, more than a little confused about which way is up!”
Fortunately I catch myself, realizing this might not be an appropriate answer, especially since we’re in the middle of a crowded Starbucks and I’d probably start crying and that would be ugly.
Instead I smile and answer confidently, “Oh everything’s good! I’m doing a lot of little things, resourcing some organizations here and there… praying about some different options.” Which is true as far as it goes, but certainly gives a different impression than my first answer!
Have you ever felt like everyone else has their life together with a master plan complete with long and short range goals and is right on track doing meaningful work on the highway to success? Continue reading