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When I hit a milestone birthday a few years back, it hit me like a ton of bricks. Reaching 30, 40, and 50 presented no problems. For the first time in my life, I started to look back instead of ahead and upward. Have I reached the pinnacle in my journey? Is it all downhill (or maybe flat) from here?
Don’t get me wrong – I was (and still am) very content in my marriage and family situation. However, pondering my career and financial position created some angst.
Like many career folks, I’ve spent my life working, stretching and pressing ahead on life’s journey. It’s a narrow road that leads to life (Matthew 7:13-14) and I have always viewed it as an upward trek, with greater views to come along the way. [Read more…]