Time Has Died

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“Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways.”
—Stephen Vincent Benét

You may think that you are young or have plenty of time to make amends, to right a wrong, to say ‘I’m sorry’ or ‘I love you’ …but life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day. Soon a day has passed, then two, then three, then a week. And those simple words that remain unsaid continue to haunt our attempt at tranquility.

You may think that you are young or have plenty of time to give, to volunteer, to help those who have many more challenges than you …but life is lost minute by minute, week by dragging week. Soon a week has passed, then two, then three, then a month. And our altruistic intentions have morphed into hollow nothingness and more…

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One thought on “Time Has Died

  1. How true! I like the reminder that to take hold of life, one must take hold of this moment. One song, “The Miracle of the Moment” (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rResKXjKqjQ), by singer Steven Curtis Chapman, remindes his audience that

    “…we are who and where and what we are for now
    And this is the only moment we can do anything about

    So breathe it in and breathe it out
    And listen to your heartbeat
    There’s a wonder in the here and now
    It’s right there in front of you
    And I don’t want you to miss the miracle of the moment…”

    P.S. Thanks for visiting my blog! 🙂

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