On our vacation one year, we borrowed my dad’s boat and went up to a beautiful mountain lake in Western Arkansas. It was narrow with fingers reaching into the mountains and piny woods. It was beautiful.
The problem arose when we decided to head back to the boat landing. We missed a turn and headed up the river. And, our fuel was running very, very low.
It was bad enough that we were lost, but for a good period, we were heading away from our landing. It was getting late and getting dark.
I was reminded of the words of Yogi Berra as we flew down the river. "We may be lost but we are making good time."
When you are lost, the biggest chance is that every step you take is in the wrong direction.
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