Winter

 Borrowed this from a friend.
 


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 all...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 youth go?I remember well... Seeing older people through the years and thinking that those Older peoplewere years away from me and that winter was so far off That I could notfathom it or imagine fully what it would be like... But, here it is... My friends are retired and getting grey... They move slower and I see an older person now. Some are in better and some worse shape than me... But, I see the great change... Not like the ones that I remember who were young and vibrant... But, like me, their age is beginning to show and we are now those Olderfolks that we used to see and never thought we'd be. And so, now I enter into this new season of my life unprepared For all theaches and pains and the loss of strength and ability to go and do thingsthat I wish I had done but never did!!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.  It's 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. Whatever you would like to accomplish in your life, please do it quickly!  Don't put things off too long!!Life goes by quickly.  So, do what you can today, As 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 today and say all the things you want your loved ones to remember... And hope they appreciate and love you for all the things you have done for them in all the years past!!Life is a gift to you.The way you live your life is your gift to those who come after. Make it a fantastic one.~ And, Remember ~"It is health that is real wealthAnd not pieces of gold or silver."


I wish I could say I wrote this but I'm not the author. It just seemed to fit my mood tonight so that's why it's here. 
Thanks...
Tim

Replies

mema485
mema485

Wow....very very nice....very nice.....
GanjaMama
GanjaMama

So true.... your journal is always inspiring to me. Thank YOU =) Sharon
oOoREBoOo
oOoREBoOo

perfect! Reminds me I have a life. Thanks!
Sarpsis
Sarpsis

Thanks for sharing Tim!
deleted_user
deleted_user

Beautiful:)
NZmumof3
NZmumof3

scary beautiful
deleted_user
deleted_user

This made me depressed...ok, more depressed.