February 2013: Get Into the Boat
When I was 18 I took all my hopes and dreams—family, friends, college, career, girlfriend, future wife, children, house and a nice car—and put them all into a box. I took that box and threw it out into the middle of a lake and passed out on the shore. For 10 long years, I stayed asleep until someone came along with a boat. They picked up my body and sat me down in the boat and began tapping me on the head. For 40 days and 40 nights they tapped me on the head until I finally woke up. As I looked around, I saw them pointing out toward the middle of the lake and then they spoke. “Look...
-- Joe W.
New Waterford, Ohio