Recently, I took my youngest son to the pet store to pick out a hamster for his 11th birthday. I’m not sure why, but I think it’s a rite of childhood passage to have a hamster. So, we added a new little member – who he lovingly refers to as Link – to our family. And, as I lay in bed the other night, unable to sleep because Link was going hot and heavy on his hamster wheel, these thoughts came to me …
Are you on the hamster wheel of life?
Sometimes I feel a lot like a hamster … like I’m running in circles, but I’m just not getting anywhere. Maybe you feel this way too (for your sake, I hope not; yet it’s nice to know I’m not alone!)
Maybe you’re in a dead-end job, working and working with nowhere to go from here.
Maybe you’re involved in a bad relationship (friend, relative, co-worker, etc.) and it’s draining the life out of you.
Or maybe you have dreams that just don’t seem reachable, no matter how hard you try.
Whatever your situation, you know what I mean, don’t you? You get to a point where you just want to stop …read more