It’s funny how time flies whether you’re having fun or not. For perspective, Stevie Nicks is 68 years old. My Walkman is 38. Mom jeans from a lifetime ago are back in style. What’s worse, babies born in the year 2000 will graduate next spring. Dear Father Time: slow the f**k down.
Our first 20 years match the pace of an Amish drag race. The next 20 are spent pedal to the metal, catering to careers and kids. At 40, the scent of future freedom gets your motor running. After 50, the notion of a Sunday drive shifts into high gear, full speed ahead. Hurtling towards the finish line…
The author of Time in Perspective [depicted below] is unknown, but it paints an authentic picture of the value of time. We’re delighted to share it with you.
The value of a sister/brother:
Ask someone who doesn’t have one.
The value of ten years:
Ask a newly divorced couple.
The value of four years:
Ask a graduate.
The value of one year:
Ask a student who has failed a final exam.
The value of nine months:
Ask a mother who gave birth to a stillborn.
The value of one month:
Ask a mother who has given birth to a premature baby.
The value of one week:
Ask an editor of a weekly newspaper.
The value of one minute:
Ask a person who has missed the train, bus, or plane.
The value of one second:
Ask a person who has survived an accident.
The value of one millisecond:
Ask the person who has won a silver medal in the Olympics.
The value of a friend or family member:
Time waits for no one.
Treasure every moment you have.
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