This word, choice. Over the last few days, it keeps popping out at me in books, blogs, social media posts and even back to school paperwork.
It seems like everywhere I look, I keep seeing this word.
There are so many chances in life for us to make choices. But often we miss them, because they’re disguised. Sometimes they’re disguised in emotional reactivity. Like when I almost instantly yell “STOP IT!” as soon as the boys start to argue over a Nerf bullet for the 15th time today. When I do that, I miss my chance for a choice.
Because I don’t pause long enough to look for it.
Sometimes choices are disguised as a long, hard journey to a place you’ve never been. Like when you’re faced with an opportunity to do something generous and meaningful, but the finances just don’t line up. You can keep waiting for the right circumstances to …