…our “temporary assignment”.

The timer must have gone off early this AM.

For it was almost seven years ago I began this – my first written venture. A way to document and share some of my liven adventure for anyone that wanted to know about it. Some spell checking and sentence tweaking aside, this is basically it. The start of what my temporary assignment seems to be. Maybe in some small way, it will help you recognize yours too.

... my "temporary assignment" ©

Sometimes when you try to do something you never tried before, you can expend too much energy thinking about it.  What to call it.  How to define it. And where it is all intended to go.

Instead of just loosening the grip, letting go and “doing it”.

Sort of like this – my first blog.

Just trying to get the name right had become a chore. Or rather, I was making it a far more difficult task than it needed to be.

It had to have significance, mass and longevity.


Then I happened upon a quote from author Rick Warren.

I had read his book “The Purpose Driven Life” some time ago and it had cast a deep impression on me. It is one of those books that you need to go back to time and again.


In it, Mr. Warren aptly titles chapter six, “Life Is a Temporary…

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