Tick Tock

“Life is like a taxi.  The meter just keeps a-ticking whether you are getting somewhere or just standing still.”  Lou Erickson

When a friend’s mother turned 65 she said she was going to join the NMAT club & when asked what that was, she replied Never Miss a Thing club.  She realized that her life was just passing by.  She had been using the excuse that she was too old to do….. It’s amazing the excuses we all use for not doing things & then regret those decisions. I’m noticing though that there are more people at older age groups doing all sorts of things that their age group wouldn’t have tried in the past. I saw a video clip on facebook of a woman aged 102 running in an athletic meeting. Apparently her time was a record for that age group. Do you plan to join the NMAT club?

What have you chosen to do with your allocation of 525,000 minutes for 2018?  Are they just ticking by, or are you achieving goals you have set? The minutes certainly seem to be ticking by more quickly than they did in the past, unless I’m sitting waiting for someone or something.

At the end of last year I had a wonderful school reunion, just for our year – Most of us had just had a big ‘0’ birthday, so it was pretty special when we reflected on the fact that some hadn’t reached this milestone. Watching the smiles on the faces, listening to the laughter warmed my heart.  We were talking about when to hold the next one & the general opinion was that we shouldn’t leave it too long. These moments are precious and will never be repeated in exactly the same way again.

Enjoy the gift of life for each of those ticking seconds!

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