The Extra Mile

There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.

—Roger Staubach

Duff photoDuff here. I don’t know about You, but I have Considered this concept quite Often. That extra Mile? So often overlooked. It can be as Simple as a 3 minute Phone Call. (Notice I said Call, not Text.) And the Tone of Your Voice is Influential in how Your message is perceived. Some of My Mom’s clients say They call her Voice Mail at Our Office, just to be Soothed by Her Greeting. The Resonance of Her articulation seems to Calm Them and Slow the tempo of Their Pace. She even uses The Voice on Me at times, to pacify My Puppy Ways. (I can get quite Rambunctious, you know.) I do live unstuck.

The extra Mile can even be extending Yourself in Invisible Ways. Anonymously leaving cash for a struggling single mother when school starts. Or dropping off food for a House Bound Friend. Or Courteously letting another Driver enter the Highway. Or simply being There to listen when Someone is Going through a Tough Time. Please Note: since People can’t understand Me when I speak, (I should say Bark), I show Them with my Body Language. I snuggle up and Comfort as best I can. There are Many ways to Go that extra Mile. That’s living unstuck.

How about You? Do You go the Extra Mile? Do You extend yourself for Others? And What exact Action do You take? I say: Whatever You do, Do so with Heart. Let’s Create a Traffic Jam on the extra Mile. Let’s live unstuck. #unstuckliving#heartfeltcourtesy

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