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I find it extremely interesting that as soon as a person notices something about him/her self, the noticed thing begins popping up in every unexpected part of life.

When I was pregnant for the first time, I began to see pregnant people everywhere.  When we bought a red van, I begin to notice red vans all over the place.  When my kids started liking a certain cartoon or show, I began to see that thing everywhere – You get the picture.

A couple of weeks ago I made a comment to a friend about a Garth Brook’s song: The River my comment was something to the effect of how cheesy I know I am when I sing it and think about how profound it is to think about a dream as a river.  More and more though, this same metaphor keeps popping up in my life, and then another blogger I read and respect used the metaphor in her own blog, and I didn’t feel so alone – and she wrote it in a way that made it not seem so cheesy, so recommend you all go read her blog to get the full sentiment of life being a river –here

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