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Holding on so Tightly That It is Causing You Harm




He bit into his warm toast and quickly sipped his hot coffee. The chaos of the morning was about to burst into action. He knew it was only moments away.

 

It was Old Friend holding on the mentorat this time 6:11 A.M. that the thought emerged. Why was his old friend holding on so tightly to memories of the past? Why couldn’t his old friend move on? And then the chaos began.

The kids came down from their rooms and life was once again at full speed. Thoughts of old friends escaped as the focus was  now on the present moment. The mission was to get the kids to the bus on time. Nothing else matters. Lunches needed to be made, backpacks needed to be loaded, and breakfast needed to be served. This was the only thing on the agenda for the next 90 minutes. It was game time. Continue reading Holding on so Tightly That It is Causing You Harm