Everything We Do in Life Matters
A few tips for getting along with your fellow humans
“Live your life and choose your path with the understanding that others are doing the same thing.” — Jill Reid | Discover Your Personal Truth
We take a lot of things for granted.
For example, when we go to a grocery store, or to a restaurant, or fill our car with gas, we anticipate a positive experience, including our interactions with others — whether customers of the establishment or those who work there.
Usually, we go in with an attitude of comradery, knowing life tends to be much better when everyone gets along and respects the needs of others.
But that’s not always the way it turns out.
Here’s an excerpt from a story in Discover Your Personal Truth that offers a few reminders that the issue often resides on both sides of the coin.
A Few Guidelines for Becoming a Thoughtful, Likeable Human Being
My driver’s license was expiring in a few days.
The renewal process seemed simple enough: Go online with the DMV, fill out a form, and pay a processing fee. No additional education or testing was required.
Apparently, after the initial round of qualifying for a license, maintaining it was a no-brainer—assuming my continued compliance with the rules.
I’m not complaining about the method or process of renewing my driving privileges. What troubled me was the assumption made on the part of the DMV that all those with valid licenses are still acknowledging the responsibilities and courtesies required to drive freely about the country.
Was my concern valid?
Anyone who spends time on the road will begin to have doubts about the ability and awareness level of a large percentage of drivers in handling a motorized vehicle.
Frankly, I’ve become a little uneasy that the licensing requirements may have become lax, even a bit slipshod—at least for those who gets behind the wheel without any thought about their responsibility to extend a little consideration to others …
Read the full story in Discover Your Personal Truth . Available in eBook (for $4.99) and paperback at DiscoverYourPersonalTruth.com
Click Here to watch the Book Trailer on my YouTube Channel …
In health & happiness,
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Jill Reid is the author of Real Life, Discover Your Personal Truth, Life in Small Doses, and Please God, Make Me A Writer. Her books, videos, and newsletter explore life, relationships, health, and personal success strategies for working through the challenges of everyday life.
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