One of the benefits of working in an office back in the US? Internet connections capable of streaming Pandora during the day. Today a great version of "Such Great Heights" came on. I've always loved this song, and have spent a great deal of time thinking about one line: "Everything looks perfect from far away."
How often do we (and by we I really me me) look at someone and think they have it so good, when in reality everyone has a set of problems and challenges in life. I constantly struggle to avoid comparing myself to anyone else because doing so never makes me happy. If this is a struggle you share, you must check out an amazing article from Elizabeth Gilbert (author of Eat, Pray Love) in O Magazine. I read it today and have been back to re-read it at least 3 times. One particular section keeps coming back to me: