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Sign Post
by Vivian L Dawson

Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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Imagine a forest
on the road of life
travelers being tested
challenging request
of falseness pending

Important consequences
in the days ahead
conceive complex situations
encountering speed bumps

If you are moving ahead too
fast do you grin and bear it
causing serious damage to
your head

Or can trouble be averted
if you see the obstacles far
enough in advance

Take your cues from the
feedback that reality is
offering you and plan
your course accordingly

(c) Sign Post
15July2012
Vivian L Dawson

 

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Reviewed by Rory Dall (Reader) 8/14/2012
This puts into words (different words admittedly) what a motorcycle instructor told me once about reading the road and anticipating what might happen. It has worked so far so your advice is very apt. Perhaps that's why the sign still does not apply.
Reviewed by neerja gandhi 7/19/2012
Great....best wishes...neerja:)
Reviewed by jude forese 7/19/2012
finding our pace in the scheme of things helps to get us to our destination as long as we can see into the distance and adjust our coordinates ...
Reviewed by D. Vegas 7/19/2012
Vivian, I think what Lily is saying our fate is already planned...

Deborah
Reviewed by Laura Fall 7/19/2012
An Excellent write so meaningful and wise Laura
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 7/19/2012
Wise words indeed, lots of bumpy roads ahead.
Reviewed by John Flanagan 7/18/2012
Vivian,
i'm wondering if i'll ever find a way out
of the forest;
luv the sign - there's a parallel one which says:
Pampers On, Bumpy Road Ahead

nicely written

john
Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley 7/18/2012
Right off I am only laughing about the picture, a friend of mine and I joked about false teeth :)

But we cannot plan, we can only face the situation when it is presented to us. At that moment discernment is our friend. Past behaviors etc., using your own mind and own judgement. Roads are what they are we all travel them it is our learning.

Love and Light
Lily

P.S. good food for thought though... only know it is up to us to make those decisions for ourselves
Reviewed by RWE SAYS BYE 7/18/2012
Yes, Vivian, but what of the miscues and disinformation, signs of the times I guess... a clear read often depends upon the lie, but that's par for the course...

Roger
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 7/18/2012
Ah, Vivian, you know people never thing bad things are going to happen to them, so they ignore the warnings until life's harsh realities compels them to wonder why they didn't read and heed.



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