"The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, while the soul of the diligent is richly supplied." ... Proverbs 13:4
Yesterday roaring winds blew our glorious autumn away. Well, much of it, but whew, I have photos of how our Fall was. Of the way it colored my windows like natural stained glass.
You go procrastinating certain things in Life and oh no! It's just too late. It's over. You can't change it back and for years regret tap-taps on your head.
Something reminded me of that this week.
Our two picture windows seem rather like big-screen tv's through which we watch our
Grrrrr and &^%$#@.
Man, and here lately I'd felt like I've so little control over things in this life. And then this.
I should've taken more photos. Two of the trees glowed more intensely-yellow than ever and the other was only beginning to sizzle with color on top.
Oh well. Life goes on, I remind myself, even if I hang back and mope. Why not move on in acceptance instead?
And, actually, at times like these, I recall the immortal words of Ma Ingalls--- "There's no great loss without some gain." And you know? Now our windows shine even save-your-eyes! brighter with all-day light. And I am newly smitten.
Anyway, today I would say take those photos before your opportunity vanishes. And extend that apology. Visit that elderly neighbor or introduce yourself to that young one. Slip that note into your husband's lunch. Make that phone call, mail that cute card you bought months ago, wave to anyone who just might be having a horrible week.
Time is absolutely flying and alongside it, lots of opportunities for kindness which only sail past, once. Then whisk! Are gone forever.
"Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil. " ... Ephesians 5:15
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