Silver Lining of Economic Troubles?

In Ellen Goodman’s column today, she touches on a theme my Sales VP keeps mentioning – that perhaps all this economic mess is a strong reminder (some might say “kick in the seat,”) of what matters – family.  Goodman writes:  There’s a dovetailing of economic and environmental – and human – values.

I think we’re all also being reminded that we can’t control everything, but we can coontrol how we treat our family.  We can’t control if we sell something today, or keep our job, or the weather stays mild so our heating bills are reasonable. (It was 6 degrees F this AM where I live.)

Goodman also writes: Sociologists will tell you that the most powerful impetus to change is not a new discovery. It’s when you learn what you already knew.

Remembering to hug our kids and spouse/partner every morning or day, that’s something we can control.  Go hug!


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