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Stone by Stone

Stone by Stone

Dec 2, 2017-- Facing a row of heavy sodden soil to be turned by hand, and looking up at the wider project of other rows; these moments come up in so many ways over and over in our lives. "How will this all get done?" we wonder. The choices to procrastinate, to look for a quicker or easier method, or to give up and walk away declaring "It can't be done!" are all possibilities. The approach we take in each of these moments has meanings and answers that go deep into the underground of our lives. Alanda Greene turns these reflections over one forkful at a time in her essay about the annual task of turning dirt. (5569 reads)


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Take ActionThe next time you face a daunting task, pause and ask yourself one or more of these questions from Alanda's essay. Use your answers to guide how you proceed. What am I choosing to express in my life? What qualities do I want to strengthen? What values do I choose to live by?



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