Have you ever eaten something that was so good that you became addicted to it. You had to have that piece of candy and nothing would stop you from purchasing that piece of candy and gobbling it down. It may be an exhilarating experience of going skiing and being so addicted to speed that we spend every free moment seeking to fill up our appetite. It could be a relationship where our emotions are so tied to a significant other that we minimize the negative aspects of the relationship to cultivate a potential destructive connection with someone that isn’t good for us ultimately.
Well a little girl came into our lives today as we traveled from Denver to Phoenix to meet our new little granddaughter, Ava Blake Gorton. Mind you, I’m not comparing my granddaughter to addictive negative behavior. Not at all. She is a joy to be with as can be seen in the picture below.
But when she looked up to me with those beautiful eyes, it was all over. She had me wrapped around her little finger.
On this journey, there are going to be things that we say yes to and there are things that we need to say no to. We have the choice on this journey when to say yes and when to say no. For my part, this new journey is a big yes.