This next week I will have the privilege of traveling to the Dominican Republic. I will enjoy the spoiled brat lifestyle as I lounge in my chaise under the sun in the All-Inclusive resort. However, it is my hope I will encounter some local culture. And when I do step outside my protected box, I want to take with me an open mind. We can get so expectant of others when it comes to our thinking “Be like me” or “I’m the tourist, appeal to me.” I believe one of the best attitudes we can take with us on our journey outside the box is an open mind so that our eyes can truly see what’s before us.