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Today has been an incredibly sad day for those in the State Farm family. A coworker of ours was senselessly shot and killed in his driveway this morning. I didn’t know Mike well, but had just recently worked with him for about a week. He was one of the kindest people you could ever meet. He definitely had a presence to him. As I sit here still in utter shock I’m reminded that we are never promised tomorrow. Mike simply walked out of his front door and was shot.

This life is so short and we take that for granted. The worries and problems I thought I had when I woke up seem so very small and insignificant compared to what his family now has to deal with.

Several times over the past year I’ve made a promise to myself to live life to the fullest. I’ve posted for jobs that I haven’t gotten. I’ve taken chances on things I’d normally let pass me by. Somehow now that doesn’t seem like enough.

I don’t make resolutions but I do make promises and set goals. Today has made me set yet another goal for myself and I’ve made a few more promises. One of which is this. I will no longer let fear dictate things I say or the actions I take. I will no longer let the fear of the unknown stop me. So lookout world. I have some living to do.

Mike, I didn’t know you well but you made an impact on my life. You will be dearly missed.

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