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Awakenings: Torn with Time

on October 3, 2013

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As you travel along life’s highway, what enters your mind when you pass decaying billboards, faded, peeling, or etched with graffiti? What is your first gut reaction? Do you view them as merely nothing more than an eyesore, dirty, ragged and ugly? Do you turn the other way, possibly start a conversation and leave each behind without the slightest thought?

Sharla Shults‘s insight:

Today, Awakenings plants a seed and challenges you to see it grow — grow from something torn with time into something inspirational. Next time you pass a decaying billboard take time to consider it differently, embrace the past, empower the present and enrich the future.

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3 responses to “Awakenings: Torn with Time

  1. Al says:

    I read this and your one on blogger, but I can’t comment on there, so I tweeted it instead 🙂

  2. Micki Peluso says:

    I used to love to read the “Burma Shave” road sign advertizements as a kid. I love road watching, especially as you go from one state into another–most all different.

  3. bobmielke says:

    To me, they are a symbol of a simpler, better time in our country. It’s a time when people of all faiths, political affiliations and ethnicity, could live and work together for a better country, a better future for our child. The decaying billboards just remind me of how broken we have become. I wonder if this was what it was like in ancient Rome as the empire disintegrated?

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