Dream mentioned that I must take time to smell the flowers. I agree fully. If yesterday is a cancelled cheque, tomorrow is a promissory note, then today is cash on hand. While planning for the future is important, I cannot be too blind to the good things happening to me presently. One must be thankful not only for the good things that happened, but more importantly, for the bad things that never happen.
Here's something meaningful:
To realise the value of one year;
Ask a student who has failed a final exam.
To realise the value of one month;
Ask a mother who has given birth to a prematured baby.
To realise the value of one week;
Ask an editor of a weekly newspaper.
To realise the value of one hour;
Ask lovers who are waiting to meet.
To realise the value of one minute;
Ask someone who has missed a train, bus or plane.
To realise the value of one second;
Ask someone who has survivied an accident.
To realise the value of one millisecond;
Ask someone who has won a silver medal in the Olympics.