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hole.

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“I walk down the street.
There is a deep hole in the sidewalk.
I fall in.
I am lost… I am helpless.
It isn’t my fault.
It takes forever to find a way out.

I walk down the same street.
There is a deep hole in the sidewalk.
I pretend I don’t see it.
I fall in again.
I can’t believe I am in the same place.
But, it isn’t my fault.
It still takes me a long time to get out.

I walk down the same street.
There is a deep hole in the sidewalk.
I see it is there.
I still fall in. It’s a habit.
My eyes are open.
I know where I am.
It is my fault. I get out immediately.

I walk down the same street.
There is a deep hole in the sidewalk.
I walk around it.

I walk down another street.”

 

 


Portia Nelson, There’s a Hole in My Sidewalk: The Romance of Self-Discovery

decision.

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someone at the snack table 

noticed something and shared it with others

they all tested it out

made a conclusion 

and a perfect decision.

they said that if the carrots made a crunchy sound and snapped

they tasted better and would eat them

if they didn’t, and were bendy

they would donate them to scruffy the guinea pig. 

everyone agreed.

a win- win

 a perfect and brilliant solution 

and a great life lesson for the future foodies.

“a good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers. “

-plato