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Wednesday; May 8

I enjoy modern technology.  It is easy to jump on the bandwagon of a movement to condemn modern advances, but the truth of the matter is that I have embraced it and am thankful for it.  I have a smart phone, several computers, television sets with digital capabilities and all kinds of cool stuff.  I can’t tell you the last time I actually purchased a paper book and it if weren’t for the electronic adaptations made by the print media, I probably wouldn’t have read a newspaper or magazine for a long time.  Yes, I like living in the 21st Century! Now, having said all that, I must admit that all this “stuff” does tend to distract me.  No, I am not just talking about distracted driving, I am talking about distracted living!  With the world at my fingertips, too often I lose sight of what is right in front of me.  Whether it is a beautiful flower in the garden, the smile of a young child in the line at the grocery store, the wisdom of an older person at church or the magnificence of the star…