What If Taking The Easy Route To Your Destination Is Slowing You Down?

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I lifted my gaze for only a second, but that was all it took.

My foot slipped on the rain-slick rock and the next thing I knew I was going down.

I landed hard on my hip. For a long moment, I lay motionless on the ground. One second. Two seconds. Three seconds. I’d anticipated a sharp shooting of pain up my leg…