Driving home after work today was a little bit depressing. The ground was dirty and slushy from half-melted snow… the sky was more gray than blue, and kind of overcast… the sun was already setting, and it was only 4:30 in the afternoon… all of the cars driving alongside me were crusted in road salt…traffic was heavy and slow-moving… yuck, yuck, yuck.
But – I made a conscious decision to not let myself get into a funk. I took a few deep, audible breaths. I straightened up in my seat. I put a CD that I really like in my car stereo. And I started looking for something to make me smile.
And literally, not two seconds later, I merged onto the freeway directly behind this Jeep:
Talk about the teacher appearing when the student is ready! That’s been the story of my life – and I love it.