See Past The Tunnel

by Sherry Riter in Lessons of Life

According to Webster’s Dictionary, tunnel vision is the “loss of peripheral vision” or the “extreme narrowness of viewpoint.”

If you have tunnel vision with your life and relationships, many wonderful experiences and opportunities will be missed.

Do you see the view in the first picture or are you taking the time to see the second picture?

tunnel view of fabric

lots of fabric on bolts

Stay open minded to new things…

tunnel view of rocks

full view of rocks at bottom of turtle tank

Listen and look instead of always talking…

tunnel view of one flower

full view of all flowers

Be aware of the “tree” and the “forest”…

tunnel view of one leaf

full view of forest and river

Enjoy all that life has to offer.

“One day your life will flash before you eyes,
make sure its worth watching.”

“If you tell Life what it has to be, you limit it;
But if you let Life show you what it wants to be
It will open doors you never knew existed.”

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Sherry Riter is also known as The Redhead Riter. Sherry is witty, intelligent and addictive as she writes about cooking, family, marriage, failures, blogging tips, art, humor, inspiration, travel, PTSD and aging. Her goal is to inspire, motivate, educate and to make her audience laugh. Sherry embraces being a redhead and helps others to see the redhead point of view…"In some eras redheads were worshipped while others thought us witches. Personally, I like the former and think every day is 'Love a redhead day!'" She can also be found on Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, StumbleUpon, Linkedin, tweeting as @TheRedheadRiter and you can subscribe to her free blog feed.

{ 9 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Gamma Sharon June 15, 2009 at 3:08 pm

Boy, ain't that the truth. What a wonderful post!
Thanks for visiting my blog and becoming one of my followers.
Hope you have a wonderful week!


2 Stacie June 15, 2009 at 3:58 pm

This is so true too!!


3 Stacie June 15, 2009 at 4:55 pm

I tagged you on my website!!

Happy Monday!


4 Midori ??? June 15, 2009 at 7:05 pm

Very nice of you to remind us again all what we might have over look !


5 Lynn from For Love or Funny June 15, 2009 at 7:21 pm

Hi, I just stopped by for the first time. I loved your haircut post – I'm gonna ask my hubby if I can cut his hair!


6 I am Harriet June 15, 2009 at 10:24 pm

I enjoyed your post.
I'm just stopping by to see how the comment challenge is going.
Happy commenting!


7 ~Juanita~ June 16, 2009 at 1:11 am

"One day your life will flash before you eyes,
make sure its worth watching."

I love that quote. Thanka for sharing.


8 Ashley Ladd June 16, 2009 at 2:19 am

How true. I need to listen a lot more. My boss at work has even told me that – yikes! Thanks for the reminder.


9 Kimberly June 16, 2009 at 4:33 am

So true!


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