So very often, we don’t give ourselves to allow for new understandings, new perspectives, and new interpretations to emerge.
Three people were visiting and viewing the Grand Canyon—an artist, a pastor and a cowboy. As they stood on the edge of that massive abyss, each one responded with a cry of exclamation. The artist said, “Ah, what a beautiful scene to paint!” The minister cried, “What a wonderful example of the handiwork of God!” The cowboy mused, “What a terrible place to lose a cow!”
Idea for Impact: Work to overcome the strong waves of conditioning that you’ve been exposed to your whole life.
Take a step back and consider how you’re responding to a situation emotionally and intellectually.
Don’t let your narrow perspectives—those comfortable walls within which you confine yourself—to make you lose touch with what’s possible.
Explore. Discover. Discern. Open your mind to new frontiers.