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Time and Time Again…

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Sidey’s weekend theme this week is ‘LATE’:

http://viewfromtheside.wordpress.com/2013/07/28/weekend-theme-116/#comment-11894

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Use your time, don’t let it slide

Into the Great Divide

‘tween Heaven and Earth,

Misused, into the past –

Lost in the vast-ness of space…

Whether you dream dreams,

Write reams, run the race of life,

Just don’t waste your time –

Your gift from God –

On fruitless pursuits.

More precious than stones,

Silver or gold, time cannot be stored

For use on a rainy day,

Cannot be ignored as it

Catches you up and passes you by.

Too late, too late, you will cry

As on your deathbed you lie.

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©Denise G Allen, 27 July 2013 08:38

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Author: adeeyoyo

I am a middle-aged South African woman, living in Johannesburg. I began writing poetry towards the end of May 2010. I love animals – sometimes more than people!

15 thoughts on “Time and Time Again…

  1. While I completely agree with you, Denise, I also completely agree with another posting from today which I read earlier. They might seem to contradict one another, although of course in fact they do not. Anyway, I though I would share it with you.

    http://mindfulbalance.org/2013/07/27/busyness/

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  2. Oh how true, Denise. A boss of mine, when I was much younger, said to me “This minute, this hour, this day, this week, will never come again. Use it well.”
    John

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  3. ah def dont waste your time and talents…hey there is a parable about tht…smiles….we arent promised how much time we have but if we are going to be good stewards we will use both….

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  4. Very sound advice, adee. 🙂

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    • I think the best life is one where one’s time can be spent doing something one loves, eg creating, without being influenced by financial considerations.

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  5. time is such a problem, it keeps speeding up

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