You know, time has a way of moving quickly and catching you
unaware of the passing years.
It seems just
yesterday that I was young, just married and embarking on my new
life with my mate. And yet in a way, it seems like eons ago,
and I wonder where all the years went. I know that I lived them
And I have glimpses of how it was back then and of all my hopes
and dreams... But, here it is..the winter of my life and it
catches me by surprise...
How did I get here so fast? Where did the years go and where did
my babies go? And where did my youth go?
well... seeing older people through the years and thinking that
those older people were years away from me and that winter was
so far off that I could not fathom it or imagine fully what it
would be like...
But, here it is...wife retired and she's really getting
gray...she moves slower and I see an older woman now. She's
in better shape than me... but, I see the great change... Not
the one I married who was young and vibrant... but, like me, her
age is beginning to show and we are now those older folks that
we used to see and never thought we'd be.
Each day now, I
find that just getting a shower is a real target for the day!
And taking a nap is not a treat anymore...it's mandatory! Cause
if I don't on my own free will...I just fall asleep where I sit!
And so, now I
enter into this new season of my life unprepared for all the
aches and pains and the loss of strength and ability to go and
But, at least I
know, that though the winter has come, and I'm not sure how long
it will last...This I know, that when it's over...its
over....Yes , I have regrets .There are things I wish I hadn't
done ,,,,,things I should have done. But indeed, there are many
things I'm happy to have done Its all in a lifetime.. .
So, if you're
not in your winter yet...let me remind you, that it will be here
faster than you think. So, whatever you would like to accomplish
in your life please do it quickly!
Life goes by
quickly So, do what you can today, because you can never be sure
whether this is your winter or not!
You have no
promise that you will see all the seasons of your life...so,
live for good today and say all the things that you want your
loved ones to remember...
"Life is a gift
to you. The way you live your life is your gift to those who
came after. Make it a fantastic one."
LIVE IT WELL!!
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