Take a moment and think about the seasons. Fall, winter, spring, summer. If you're in the Midwest like me, you're probably experiencing this shift from one to the next right now.
Having worked in retail agriculture, I understand the pace required to get everything done - right now - on behalf of our customers.
Valley. A low spot. According to Google, specifically between mountains and hills. Personally, a really great analogy for the journey of life.
Selfishness. It's an undesirable trait in most cultures, something to avoid at all costs. As a result, many of us have developed a sort of martyr complex that leads us to create a subconscious view of ourselves: