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As Far As You Can See


Many years ago, my grandmother was riding in a canoe through the wilds of the northern Canadian woods. Her guide was an old native man who was paddling her to a remote resort. Dusk was falling, and she had noticed earlier that he had cataracts. A little anxious, she asked if he needed any help in seeing the shoreline. Smiling, the guide replied, “No, but thank you. I learned some time ago to go as far as I can see and when I get there, I can see that much farther.”

I heard that story many years ago when ...

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