So another sad day. Wife of a fellow Highland Athlete passed away from brain cancer today. I actually met her once last year: lovely woman, beautiful family.
This is the second person of my acquaintance who has passed away this year - of cancer, in both cases. Maybe I am just starting to reach that critical mass in age where these things become a more of an ongoing reality than in years past.
None the less, a time for reflection.
I take a lot of things for granted. I allow myself to get aggravated over things which have virtually no value in Eternity and little value temporally. I take things personally, things that are products of my emotions or my perceived needs rather than of any importance. I anger. I fret.
All the while, valuable time is slipping by. Time and energy that could be spent on things of lasting value, invested in the short term.
If I waste money, I become angry with myself. Would that I apply that same logic to the things of true value.