In follow up to this past Monday Morning Choice Post – The Adversity Choice, I came upon a related post by Mr. GTD himself, David Allen. David wrote the Dealing with Bad Surprises post for the The Atlantic online blog. Here’s a excerpt:

Not to belittle the recent tragic events in Japan with an obvious metaphor, but you can bet something is coming toward you, still unseen, that will shake whatever structures you have established in your psyche and your world — your priorities, projects, and plans. It will be input that must be incorporated into the totality of your life and work. It will cause you to have to reshuffle many of the meaningful components of your day-to-day experience, as well as triggering realizations of meaningfulness about which you were previously unaware.