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What You Can Learn

Nancy Roman is one of my favorite bloggers. In this post, she explains (beautifully) why It’s never too late to start 🙂

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Well, here it is again.

Another birthday.

I’m now 68.

How in the world did that happen?

In some ways, being 68 is scary. But overall, it’s not so bad.

My father lived to 88. My mother is still gracing this world with her lovely presence at 95. So I figure I probably still have at least 20 years left.

My life is more than 75% done. I want to make the most of that last 25%.

But the years go by so fast as you get older. Remember how long the summers were when you were a kid? Now in June, you say, “I need to get to the beach,” and before you know it, it’s September and you didn’t make it.

So I know that a season can escape before you can catch it. And so can a year. And so can 20 years.

And that’s frightening. When…

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