Are You Still Continuing To Count Tiny Ants Even While The Huge Elephants Walk Past

Don’t Concentrate Only On The Details While You Ignore The Big Picture

As Humans, we often count the ants, those tiny little details, and forget about the elephants walking by, the big picture.

How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time.

Why in the heck are we doing this?

But with a caveat. We all need to stop counting the ants from time to time and focus on the elephants whether or not they’re sitting in the room with us or they’re slowly traipsing past us.

Wanting to be a fireman, policeman, superhero, and PT boat captain when I was eight years old doesn’t count.

As my thoughts matured, I’ve discovered for me, I desired three major elephants in my life and only three.

My three big pictures in my life were to marry a wonderful woman — check — have wonderful and healthy children — check — and make a living with my writing — uh, my pen is still hovering over the paper on this one.

However, please understand there are only so many times life is going to let you push the reset button.

All of us will have elephants we need to identify and keep track of as they lumber along.

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A published author enjoying married Texas bliss. Dog person living with cats. A writer of Henry James' stories. Featured In MuckRack. Top Writer In Fiction.

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