When I was younger, I was determined that I was willing to die on just about EVERY hill. You know what I mean. Everything was vitally important. And I wanted to be “right” about everything that I would be like a bulldog about…everything. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve come to realize that you just don’t need to sweat the small stuff- and an AWFUL lot is “the small stuff”.
Here’s just one small example of what I mean. Back in the day, when I first started proofing church newsletters, I was highly critical of some of the things others wrote. I would read them and think, “I could write this article so much better than that they did!” And then I would start basically rewriting the article.
But over the years, I figured out that my job at that moment was NOT to rewrite someone…
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