My daughter, Jewely, gave me a book in which I fill in the blanks of my life. I thought I would blog about it instead for all my children to read.
I hope my readers will join me and comment about their own memories as I have fun remembering my life story.
1 Nephi 1: 1, 3 ...therefore I make a record of my proceedings in my days. And I know that the record which I make is true; and I make it with mine own hand; and I make it according to my knowledge.
^^That pretty much explains this blog.
Saturday, August 31, 2013
The Price is Too High
As in the end of August?
Wait a minute.
Didn’t I just plant my annuals?
Wasn’t it just the longest day of the
Didn’t I just blog about fireworks on the
Fourth of July?
But what else did I do?
Ever since I moved to Utah, I vowed I
would live in the present—be present
to all around me. But, considering how quickly time flies, and not seeing much
to show for its passing, I’m wondering if I might be flittering away my life,
not filling my moments with memories as I should.
I used to have a tagline with my
“What I do today is
because I am paying a day of my life for it.
What I accomplish
must be worthwhile
because the price is high.”
I think Author Unknown is one of the
most profound human beings that ever lived. This person has
made me realize that minutes and
seconds are precious. Instead of spending time watching television, how about a meaningful conversation
with someone? A book in hand is worth more than playing two video games. Pen a thank-you note,
rather than an email.
I have to re-commit to make each day
meaningful in some way. What must I do before I lay my head on my pillow that
will help me feel fulfilled?
Family, friends, having meaningful conversations, appreciating nature, art, writing, reading, giving service, doing the best you can, leaving a place better than you found it. . .