the big picture

I pointed to the stars and all you saw was the tip of my fingerAfrican Proverb

It can be so easy to miss the bigger picture and this proverb sums it up perfectly.  How often are we so busy recording an event, with camera or phone, that we fail to absorb what is going on around us?  How much are we preparing our response, so that we fail to listen to the speaker?

Think bigger, listen bigger, look bigger and take it all in