The difference between a mountain and a molehill is your perspective.
~ Al Neuharth ~
Today is the first day - in my entire life - that I am wearing glasses held together by duct tape. In a flash of inspiration on the weekend, I actually ORDERED a NEW PAIR OF GLASSES, just knowing that these ones were on their last ... arms. And I was right. In the middle of romp-on-mommy time yesterday evening, my youngest crawled onto my head and there was that sound. That "knitch" sound and I knew that my 4th pair of glasses were a done deal. But since I planned ahead on the weekend, I should be walking straight again in 5-7 business days (yeah, in Canada, apparently, we no longer have 1-hour-optical solutions !)
So, I am getting a life-lesson on the importance of perspective. I am discovering that a perspective-gone-awry can lead to serious injuries - headaches, misjudging distance, stairs can be an issue , entrenched wrinkles (from all the extra squinting) - and just the overall fuzzy view of life.
Kinda like when my internal perspective is off. A skewed view can result in strained relationships, internal angst and - more headaches .
For those who may not think that perspective is essential - try walking around with lopsided glasses. You might change your mind!
And kudos to planning ahead!!