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Cruise Control

A few days ago I noticed that I had driven quite a distance without noticing a thing. Lost in my own thoughts, and the car was in cruise control…not a very safe method of travel. Fortunately I was on a good road and had no incidents to worry about. This made me think about how often life seems to be in cruise control. We spend days and weeks, and months sometimes, going forward with a blank stare and a brain at minimal capacity. It can be a way to avoid too much pain at times, and so it turns into a defense mechanism. But it can also be just a life that is being lived at minimal effort. Continue reading Cruise Control