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Worse Than Groundhog Day (The movie was good.)

 "Well, what if there is no tomorrow? There wasn't one today." Phil from Groundhog Day


Does anyone remember the movie Groundhog Day? Bill Murray wakes up every day and is forced to relive the same day over and over and over again. This seems horrible because it seems no matter what happens, nothing he does ever brings the next day upon him. This seems like the worst possible fate a person can imagine, just living the day over and over with nothing changing. 


I don't mean to alarm you, but there is something much worse than this fate and you've probably been experiencing most of your adult life. Every day is exactly the same, but guess what, it's not the same day. This means time keeps passing and you keep living the same day over and over getting older and older. I feel pain for you, I really do. This is because I live the same day over and over.

I wake up and walk for twenty minutes. I walk my dog. I go in to an office and push some papers around. I come home and I eat dinner. I watch TV. I write a blog now. I walk my dog. I shower. I go to sleep. 

There is nothing fulfilling or interesting about my day and I get up and keep reliving it. How do I get through this? I dream of the future. I am working to pay my bills and to hopefully save my money. One day this will not be where I work. Until then, I will do things I like to do such as writing a blog and hope it actually comes to something other than nothing. If it amounts to nothing than at least there is a small amount of joy in something within my day. Right?

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  1. But at least you are taking steps to break from the cycle. Nashville here we come!! ; )

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  2. Not everyone has the vision in order to find those steps (even if they are the wrong ones). I guess that makes me lucky.

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