Friday, 5 February 2010

OUT OF TIME

Time is too slow for those who wait

Too swift for those who fear

Too long for those who grieve


Too short for those who rejoice


But, for those who love –
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Time is eternity.
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7 comments:

Tony said...

Cool!

Leonardo de la Paor said...

GEORGE CARLIN (R.I.P)
A Message by George Carlin:

The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings but shorter tempers, wider Freeways , but narrower viewpoints. We spend more, but have less, we buy more, but enjoy less. We have bigger houses and smaller families, more conveniences, but less time. We have more degrees but less sense, more knowledge, but less judgment, more experts, yet more problems, more medicine, but less wellness..
We drink too much, smoke too much, spend too recklessly, laugh too little, drive too fast, get too angry, stay up too late, get up too tired, read too little, watch TV too much, and pray too seldom.
We have multiplied our possessions, but reduced our values. We talk too much, love too seldom, and hate too often.
We’ve learned how to make a living, but not a life. We’ve added years to life not life to years. We’ve been all the way to the moon and back, but have trouble crossing the street to meet a new neighbor. We conquered outer space but not inner space. We’ve done larger things, but not better things.
We’ve cleaned up the air, but polluted the soul. We’ve conquered the atom, but not our prejudice.. We write more, but learn less. We plan more, but accomplish less. We’ve learned to rush, but not to wait. We build more computers to hold more information, to produce more copies than ever, but we communicate less and less.
These are the times of fast foods and slow digestion, big men and small character, steep profits and shallow relationships. These are the days of two incomes but more divorce, fancier houses, but broken homes. These are days of quick trips, disposable diapers, throwaway morality, one night stands, overweight bodies, and pills that do everything from cheer, to quiet, to kill. It is a time when there is much in the showroom window and nothing in the stockroom. A time when technology can bring this letter to you, and a time when you can choose either to share this insight, or to just hit delete…
Remember; spend some time with your loved ones, because they are not going to be around forever.
Remember, say a kind word to someone who looks up to you in awe, because that little person soon will grow up and leave your side.
Remember, to give a warm hug to the one next to you, because that is the only treasure you can give with your heart and it doesn’t cost a cent.
Remember, to say, ‘I love you’ to your partner and your loved ones, but most of all mean it. A kiss and an embrace will mend hurt when it comes from deep inside of you.
Remember to hold hands and cherish the moment for someday that person will not be there again.
Give time to love, give time to speak! And give time to share the precious thoughts in your mind..
AND ALWAYS REMEMBER:
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
( “The beauty of life does not depend on how happy you are; But on how happy others can be because of you…” )

Dew of Hermon said...

Thanks Leonardo for those words of wisdom, certainly a code to live by. Who was George Carlin ?

Harry Haller said...

There is only now, nothing else.

Dew of Hermon said...

Hi Harry
Even now we live with an acute sense of tomorrow, we plan, we imagine, we hope ! So our 'now' is the lived in state and our instinct for a future is the planned for state. I believe that death is not the end, but heralds a change of being and experience that is beyond our present ability to know. Jesus as the Godman revelates the continuity of life in the spirit beyond the demise of the body in terms of His own death and resurrection. If we believe in Him (as in trust and obey) we shall also live beyond our three score years and ten on this earth. I know there are many in these days who share your view and I understand why they might. Good to know that you are checking in and I do appreciate your differing views on this subject, perhaps we can help each other come to a true understanding of life and death.

Harry Haller said...

Even Jesus said do not worry about tomorrow, proof of the fact that there is only now. Thoughts of tomorrow prevent the now.

Dew of Hermon said...

Just before Jesus told his disciples not to worry He explained that it was within the concept of seeking God's Kingdom as a priority (Matthew 6:33) We can only securely live in the 'now' within a reltionship with the One who holds our futures.