Sometimes the ‘Long Way Around’ is the most meaningful and rewarding

‘There are no shortcuts to any place worth going’ – Beverly Sills

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Shortcuts are becoming more attractive because they can generate more time. The fact that there doesn’t seem to be enough time these days, means that shortcuts are tempting. But not all shortcuts are going to work. Any shortcut that sacrifices values such as honesty, respect and the good name of a person, is going to fail. The longer road may seem unattractive at times but it has been tested and tried with all of life’s experiences. Values such as humility, respect, honesty, simplicity, gentleness and peace, are certainly places worth going to. At times they seem to be almost an endangered species. They may not have any value in terms of money, but in God’s eyes they have infinite value