### time's value

(E-mailed to me the other day.)

*To realize*

The value of ten years:

Ask a newly divorced couple.

To realize

The value of four years:

Ask a graduate.

The realize

The value of one year:

Ask a student who

Has failed a final exam.

To realize

The value of nine months:

Ask a mother who

Gave birth to a stillborn.

To realize

The value of one month:

Ask a mother who has given birth

To a premature baby.

To realize

The value of one week:

Ask an editor

Of a weekly newspaper.

To realize

The value of one minute:

Ask a person

Who has missed the train, bus or plane.

To realize

The value of one second:

Ask a person

Who has survived an accident.The value of ten years:

Ask a newly divorced couple.

To realize

The value of four years:

Ask a graduate.

The realize

The value of one year:

Ask a student who

Has failed a final exam.

To realize

The value of nine months:

Ask a mother who

Gave birth to a stillborn.

To realize

The value of one month:

Ask a mother who has given birth

To a premature baby.

To realize

The value of one week:

Ask an editor

Of a weekly newspaper.

To realize

The value of one minute:

Ask a person

Who has missed the train, bus or plane.

To realize

The value of one second:

Ask a person

Who has survived an accident.

*Time waits for no one. Treasure every moment you have.*

## 3 Comments:

Treasure every moment? There are some I'd rather see the back of damn quickly. The one in which a snake crawled into my hammock, for example.

March 03, 2007 3:04 a.m.

What a powerful post...and very touching. Before I even read the "one year", I already thought of our year with Basil. .. Thanks for this one. :)

March 03, 2007 5:35 a.m.

Yes GB, EVERY moment!

You're very welcome Krissa.

March 04, 2007 11:21 p.m.

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