Last week, I drove south for my monthly ANWA meeting. The freeway is under construction, with orange cones and reduced-speed-limit signs everywhere. On the way back home late that night, I saw a sign that made me laugh. After I had a good laugh, it made me think.
A mile or so back I had read a sign that said "Trucks entering highway". I've seen those signs before, and didn't think much about it. But then I read one that said:
"Do Not Follow Trucks."
My first thought was, "Wow, I can't believe they had to make a special sign, just for that."
Next, I realized that people had actually followed the trucks, creating a need for the sign.
Finally, I related it to everyday life.
How often are we so busy following the path we are on, we don't stop and think about where we want to be?
Do we aimlessly follow the person in front of us, or do we take the lead and decide where our future will end up?
Only you can decide where you want to go. Sometimes there are unforeseen detours on the road ahead, but we can choose how to handle them.
Do not walk aimlessly, without a destination in mind.
Do not follow trucks.