Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
-- Tolstoy



Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Give good time

Give yourself the time necessary to make the best of what you do. Your life has great value, so respect that value by investing the time to get it right.

Don’t settle for a cheap, superficial imitation of whatever you seek to experience. Take the time, put in the effort to get it right, to do it well, to give it a depth of meaning.

The world offers many flashy distractions, yet behind their flash is mostly nothing. Rather than rushing through empty diversions, seek the substance that comes from extended, focused attention.

The latest thing is always overshadowed quickly by an even newer latest thing. Instead of striving to keep up with what’s hot, give quality time and attention to what’s important and fulfilling.

The richness you accumulate, whether from friendships, experiences or accomplishments, is a function of the time you invest. Remind yourself of what really matters, and make plenty of time in your life for it.

Time is worth more than money, so don’t let shallow, fleeting concerns steal that valuable time. Give good time to all you love, and make the goodness grow.

— Ralph Marston


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