Where the rubber meets the road

6 thoughts on “Where the rubber meets the road”

  1. Oh…Andie, I love that phrase too… And certainly Jesus was the perfect example of authenticity that we must follow.

    Thanks for the visit, and your sweet comment 🙂


  2. I’m not sure I’ve ever heard that phrase, but I like it too. There’s a clear honesty to it, saying that something is what it is, without mincing words. Nice.

  3. I love that it doesn’t necessarily mean running around, busy all the time…but doing what we do with authenticity and kindness. 🙂

  4. “where the rubber meets the road” — a phrase that I was raised with. I was taught it meant — cut through the BS and tell it like it is. Awww….authenticity…something I strive for all day long every day, but it’s not easy. It’s as if you spend the first half of your life encountering and taking on the opposite of authentic and then you spend the last half peeling it away in order to remember who you are.

    It reminds me of something I wrote in a journal on October 20, 1996: “For a moment I forgot who I was supposed to be and I was who I am.”
    Thank you.

  5. Hmm…I’ve never heard that phrase interpreted as a lesson in authenticity, but it makes some good sense. It’s used by someone I know as a “time to make it happen” type of saying, and how can anyone really make anything good happen without authenticity?

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