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Little Red Dot

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This morning while re-arranging things on the coffee table, I heard my cat violently scrambling behind me. I turned to find her fervently chasing the reflection of a glass I had picked up. The sun hit it just right and she couldn't resist throwing herself into the wall to capture the uncapturable! For further enticement, I grabbed the laser pointer. Not knowing that I was the one in control of the little red dot, she would wear herself out for as long as I wanted to be entertained.

How many things do we chase after every day, attempting to resolve the unresolvable? King Solomon, the wisest and wealthiest man who ever lived - wrote "Yet when I surveyed all that my hands had done and what I had toiled to achieve, everything was meaningless, a chasing after the wind; nothing was gained under the sun." (Ecclesiastes 2:11).

I know this is not exactly an up-lifting thought.... in and of itself... until one stops to realize that the choice is ours and we can decide what is worth …