#7 The easy way always gets harder and the hard way gets easier. This concludes the “Bobervbs” for now anyway. This last one has to do with having some guts to do the right thing the first time even if it’s harder than the easy way. It’s always easier to do things quickly and not pay attention to details in order to mark a task off our list. Or, it may be easier to put off a hard conversation with someone because it can wait, but it’s not worth it. It will only lead to a harder conversation down the road.
Another way of saying this is that we don’t have time to get in a hurry and do things mediocre and half way. Instead, we should all agree to do what’s best, no matter what the cost because in the long run, it’ll pay off. It may be more difficult in the meantime but we’re in this life for the long haul. In the end, the hard way is worth it. Those hard conversations with others set a precedent for the boundaries of relationships and guide them to a more amiable and productive end.
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