A parable about priorities and the preciousness of time.
“The older I get, the more I enjoy Saturday mornings. Perhaps it’s the quiet solitude that comes with being the first to rise, or maybe it’s the unbounded joy of not having to be at work. Either way, the first few hours of a Saturday morning are most enjoyable.
A few weeks ago, I was shuffling toward the basement shack with a steaming cup of coffee in one hand and the morning paper in the other. What began as a typical Saturday morning, turned into one of those lessons that life seems to hand you from time to time. Let me tell you about it… Continue reading
“Time is the most valuable coin in your life. You and you alone will determine how that coin will be spent. Be careful that you do not let other people spend it for you.” ~ Carl Sandburg
“You don’t really pay for things with money, you pay for them with time. In five years, I’ll have put enough away to buy that vacation house we want. Then I’ll slow down. That means the house will cost you five years – one-twelfth of your adult life. Translate the dollar value of the house, car, or anything else into time, and then see if it’s still worth it.” ~ Charles Spezzano, Author
“Our days are like identical suitcases. Even though they are all the same size, some people area able to pack more into them then others. The reason? They know what to pack.” ~ John C. Maxwell, Leadership Gold
“We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best.” ~ Phillip James Bailey
“Life is not just the passing of time. Life is the collection of experiences and their intensity.” ~ Jim Rohn
“Be happy in the moment, that’s enough. Each moment is all we need, not more.” ~ Mother Teresa
“There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.” ~ Nelson Mandela