Are our lives so full of demands and emergencies that even a catastrophe has to schedule it’s crisis on your timetable? I’m asking you this question after three events prompted me to look at my own response to alarm bells. I had to ask myself ‘Did you hear that alarm?’
You may have made resolutions or just a mental list of the things you want to see differently. Similar to a wife giving her husband the house repair list, you’re hopeful that some of it will be done by the end of the year.
Don’t start the next New Year by looking at the next twelve months as a pioneer looks at the uncleared wilderness, rather change your gaze to be like a developer looking at the land his investment has purchased on the most expensive piece of real estate in Manhatten.
Time is measured by the once
but pleasure by the pound
We forsake the hour’s warning tide