It is not important how we come to the events in our lives...what is important is how we deal with those events. ~ Troy Evans
Troy is a former bank robber who managed to earn two college degrees while in prison and is now a professional speaker and author.
If today were my last day on Earth and I could share 500 words of brilliance with the world, here are the important things I'd want to pass along to others...
Time is our most valuable commodity bar none. It is, hands down, the most precious thing we have, yet it is the one thing with which we are most often wasteful. You can't recycle it, regain it, rejuvenate it, rediscover it, or reuse it. Once it's gone, it's gone. Now, I'm not saying we shouldn't have relaxation time, hobby time, lay on the couch and read a book time, or sit in the sun and do absolutely nothing time. It's all about balance in our lives. But we all need to have some type of time management tool that assures us that we are using out time as effectively as we can. And to help drive home this importance of time I want to share some different perspectives with you...some perspectives that you may never have stopped to consider:
To realize the value of one year, ask the student who has failed his final exam
To realize the value of one month, ask the mother who has given birth to a premature baby.
To realize the value of one week, ask the editor of a weekly ...