watch your step

There are times when fear is good.
It must keep its watchful place at the heart’s controls.

Aeschylus

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(a weary cottonmouth watches as we were fortunate to spot him before it was a step too late / one of Georgia’s 6 venomous snakes / Troup Co, Georgia / Julie Cook / 2016)

Our life’s journey can be misleadingly easy and smooth, dulling and lulling the senses into a state of blissful complacency…
yet waiting patiently and watching intently from the shadows…
our ancient adversary is hopeful for each and every misstep…

Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that the family of believers throughout the world is undergoing the same kind of sufferings.
1 Peter 5:8-9

Watch your step

You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don’t try to forget the mistakes, but you don’t dwell on it. You don’t let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.
Johnny Cash

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(star fish / Perdido Key / Julie Cook / 2015)

Despite the fact that you always think you know where you’re going. . .chances are, life will intervene—-
Thought for the day. . .always watch your step. . .