When the sun comes up tomorrow, will you be here to see it? I ask, because statistically, 822 people who get up this morning, without a single thought about
Have you watched enough sunsets? When your life starts to flash before your eyes, what precious moments will you see?
the length of their lives, will not get up tomorrow. Tuesday was that morning for a friend of mine. Like my friend across the country, they won’t see the end coming. It’s an ugly truth: you can’t count on enjoying your life later. So, ask yourself a few questions today: Have I smelled enough roses? Watched enough sunsets? Or am I too busy?
We all talk about priorities as though we can have many things that are most important. There’s only one thing
When you make yourself your priority, you put more time and effort into taking care of your needs than the needs of your employer or even your family.
that can be first in your life. You might fool yourself into thinking that you can put both your job and your family first, but it’s impossible. Priority means, ‘the one thing that is most important.’ It’s both mathematically impossible and grammatically incorrect to claim to have more than one priority.
So, given that you can have only one priority, I suggest that neither your job nor your family should be first. You should be first. You should always be your priority. Continue reading