The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

Opinion

February 22, 2014

LIFE BEHIND THE PINE CURTAIN: Treasure every moment you have

EDITOR’S NOTE: Life Behind the Pine Curtain is a series of anecdotes collected and edited by Herald-Press Publisher Gary Connor.

To realize the value of four years, ask a graduate.

To 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.

To realize the value of a sister or brother, ask someone who doesn't have one.

To realize the value of a friend or family member, lose one.

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

You will treasure it even more when you can share it with someone special.

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