You’ve heard it said that you’re either the participant or the spectator, the pavement or the steamroller, or in this case, the hawk or the squirrel.
Life is going by, and at a very rapid rate, I might add. For too many, the parade of life is passing us by and we are on the sidewalk of life, simply observing the action. There are many studies that say we will spend upward of 5 years on social media alone in our lifetime. 5 years. Let that sink in. On our death bed, what would we give if we could have that 5 years back to enjoy the people that matter, visit the places we never had the chance to, or experience moments that we let slip by?
Consider being a participant in life. Read more books. Spend more time just thinking. Travel more. Be grateful more. Speak well of people. Enjoy the moment in front of you. Smell the roses. Be in awe of the rain. Look at the stars on a clear night. Relax, and be in the moment more than you worry, or are anxious over things that have not happened yet.
So what will it be; will you be a spectator or a participant?
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