Monday, March 28, 2016

How Would You Do On the Test?

“Life is a test. It is only a test. Had this been real life, you would have been instructed where to go and what to do.” 

I ran across the line above in Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff Men, one of late-author, Richard Carlson’s Small Stuff books. 

Carlson’s point is that when life gets too crazy it might be a good idea to pull the line out, read it, and believe it. 

Thing is, I’ve always liked tests. I was never great at studying or going to class, but I liked the focus of pulling an all-nighter and then, the pressure of test day. 

The more I’m able to see some of the bigger challenges—the things that seem overwhelming—as tests, the more I understand there’s a time when the test will be over.

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