When one schedules multiple speaking engagements in a brief time span, travel plans must be executed with precision. Otherwise, one may weep, gnash teeth, become ill and question much — including, “Why me, Lord?”
It is important at such times to remember: No one has to be anywhere.
There is wisdom in knowing when to run. If one is running to catch a train, not to worry, there’ll be another one. If, however, one is running to get out of the way of a train, run like the devil.
My friend, Jim Bob Solsbery, goes around committing speeches on a fulltime basis. He made a dozen or so in August to help educators kick off the new school year.