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Adjust your focus

©Rochelle Wisoff-Fields

It began to rain suddenly, with black clouds sailing in fast to hide the sun. It had been suffocative and humid from early morning. Perhaps that explained the agitation that had overtaken most people.

He had just cleaned the windows, proudly admiring how spotlessly clean they had become.

But they became all foggy again.

And that is when he remembered something he had seen in an ad just a few hours ago: “when life gets blurry, adjust your focus”.

Indeed, “we often see the world, not as it is, but as we are──or, as we are conditioned to see it”.

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19 thoughts on “Adjust your focus

  1. I like that–lots of wisdom in adjusting your focus!

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  2. Wise words. If only we heeded this in the heat of the moment.

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  3. I have to admit there are times when I rather like the blurry effect on life.
    Some things I don’t want to see too clearly.

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  4. A lot of people need to adjust their focus, don’t they. Great write!

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  5. I’ll remember that advice next time I down one too many! Cheers!

    Here’s mine!

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  6. He asked for rain by washing the windows 😀

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  7. We should probably do that—adjust our focus—every day!

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  8. May sunshine dry his windows without water spots!

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