“Had she looked to the sky, just once, she would’ve noticed the signs. But she was like everyone else in Idumea, rushing around here and there, constantly inspecting this and that, but never looking up.
It was as if there was a drum in the heart of the city, pounding the same rhythm over and over again in a quietly hypnotic way: diSTRACTion, diSTRACTion, diSTRACTion. And she had
fallen under its effect in record time.”
I readily confess the biggest problem in my life is distraction–not paying attention to the issues and people and needs I’m supposed to.
But whenever I look up, I’m suddenly grounded again.