How many times have you been out in public some place – it could be the mall, a city street, a restaurant – and you see those folks who are so busy looking at their cell phones that they are completely oblivious to what’s going on around them?  How many times have you seen someone walking along and you can tell they’re not really there? That mentally they are somewhere else; they are “day dreaming?”  How many times have you caught yourself doing the same? All too often we disconnect from the real world in ways that lull our mind into a sleep-like state; at least where our awareness is concerned.  In doing so, we cost ourselves the potential experience of seeing beauty or blessings.

In today’s world the distractions can get overwhelming.  But allowing ourselves to be distracted from reality is seldom a good thing.  Yes, there are times we need to “escape” from the business of life for a few minutes.  We all need a nap now and then.  We need to veg out in front of the television.  We need to do SOMETHING that allows us to enjoy a small reprieve from the stress and anxiety that can be caused by all of the things we need to get done and all that is going on around us.

Let’s think about this for a minute though…

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