Thursday, June 02, 2016

Jan Johnston Osburn

Don’t Burn Your Bridges Isn’t Always the Best Advice  “Careful, don’t burn your bridges.” We’ve been hearing that for eons. I’ve heard the saying goes back to ancient Roman Times. When an army crossed a river to invade their enemies, the commanders would order the bridges burned to guarantee that their troops couldn’t and wouldn’t retreat. Since there was no escape route, they had to fight to save their lives. Sometimes the country being conquered used the same approach in reverse. As they