Have you ever been driving along and suddenly realize you have no idea where you are? Now I'm not talking about a black out or a fugue, just not knowing precisely where you are. Since I moved, I travel I-80 between Des Moines and the Quad Cities a lot. When I can't find anything interesting on the radio, I tend to call my mom to keep me entertained. Occasionally she'll ask "so, where are you?" and I just don't know. I know approximately - on I-80, corn & bean fields to my left and right, and maybe I remember what city I recently passed, but I really don't know where I'm currently at.
Sometimes our goals are like that. We're on the same road to the same goals so often, that we go into auto-pilot. We're not connected or excited. We're doing the same old thing, time after time and we're bored.
Maybe it's time to take a different road or at least stop off at a different exit. Maybe we need to remember why we're on the road, where it's taking us, and what we'll do when we're there. Get out of the same rut! Sometimes a "wrong turn" is a good thing! It gives a different perspective, sometimes appreciation, and we still get where we're going. Is it time to take the "road less traveled"?