How Do You Spend Your Time?
Monday, January 21, 2013
Time isn't like dollar bills $$$ or pennies -- where you can save a few for a rainy day! It's one of those use it or lose it things. You can waste you time, utilize your time, schedule your time, make good use of your time -- but you can't SAVE it. Gone is gone! It's like one of those sport watches where everyday at midnite all steps, etc. are erased again back to zero! It's the same with your time, midnite comes and goes: and here's another 24 hours for you.
Do you ever think when you see a sunset that it could be the last one you'll ever see?
And when you celebrate your daughter's graduation, little do you realize how fast the time will go before you celebrate her wedding, and then her first child!
We all get caught up in our busy lives. Except those of us who are unable to be busy, maybe because we're sick, or disabled, or have just lost our motivation.
It's time to take a look at our lives! Are we wasting our time on unimportant things when we could be building memories? Do you sit down to watch a TV show instead of stopping by to see a friend who isn't feeling well? Are you too tired to get up and go to church on Sunday? Maybe it would be more fun to go see a ballgame than to go to church, and it's your decision. But think over your decisions carefully, sometimes there is no tomorrow!
You're probably thinking I have to be a shriveled up, bitter old lady to write such a depressing blog! You'd be wrong. While there are lots of people busier than I, I'm very happy with my life but I am good at observing others, and it's so easy to think -- too late -- "what if......."