June 19 – sacrifice

June 19, 2019 =========

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When you sacrifice something that is valuable or important, you give it up, usually to obtain something else. For example, the useful phrase is something that you see quite a bit in Australia with people who run their own businesses. “Don’t sacrifice your health for your business.”

Do you know anyone who does this? My sister did for a while. She and her husband ran a very successful phone installation company. Unfortunately, they both sacrificed their health while running the business. They were too busy, no time for relaxation or rest. Thankfully, they sold that business and now have a new business which doesn’t require them to sacrifice anything!