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Awakening

 There are moments in life when we all know that our lives themselves will be changed forever. The birth of a new born child. The passing of a loved one, or old friend. These are times in life when in an instant we know that we are altered forever. But, what about the moments that we, as busy adults, no longer give any attention to. The trivial times that we simply go through the motions without any deep thought what so ever. I remember when my entire life consisted of baseball cards and bubblegum. Then the years where my focus shifted to girls and guitars. Now it has all become deadlines and commitments.

 The simple things that once made us happy, seem to have lost their shine. They pale in comparison to a nice car, a large 401k, and that dream home with the white picket fence. Now I'm not suggesting by any stretch of the imagination that people souldn't have all of these things and more if it makes them happy. I'm only saying that for me I believe I'd like to spend more time focusing on the little things in life. The things that I believe we have all learned to take for granted on our way to the corner office and the big promotion.

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JL Boney, III - Columbia, SC Realtor - Russell and Jeffcoat Real Estate

 I specialize in Columbia, SC real estate and the surrounding areas, including Blythewood, SC, Kershaw County, Fairfield County, and Lexington, SC. If you are in the market to buy or sell a home in Columbia, SC or any of the surrounding areas, I would love the opportunity to speak with to see how I can help. Thanks for reading and feel free to contact me if I can be of service to you.

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Comment balloon 5 commentsJL Boney, III • December 16 2007 10:24PM
Awakening
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