January 4, 2020 – Lewis Raymond Taylor

You’re Alive Temporarily. Let That Sink In.

You’re alive temporarily.

Let that sink in.

The world has existed before you were here and will continue on after you leave.

Eventually, all of us, even the greats, will be forgotten about.

We’re here for a microscopic amount of time.

But yet I feel some people forget that.

Watching TV all evening.

Working long hours in jobs they don’t like.
Staying in toxic relationships.

All whilst the.

Ignoring their dreams.

Neglecting their friends.

Not taking risks to find new love.

Not allowing themselves to go on an adventure.

Just sat there, existing, not living, hoping that something will change.

Sat in a deep sense of ignorance that they’ll be here forever.

But the truth?

Time is running out.

You know when your 7 day holiday goes by in a flash?

And you get back to work and wish you were back on the beach?

But you look forward to your next year’s holiday?

Well, you can’t do that with your life.

Once it’s over, it’s over.

No going back.

No second runs.

So live life like you’re on holiday.

Every day.

Turn the TV off.

Do those things you really want to do.

Be spontaneous.

Fall in love again with life, yourself, someone else (OR ALL THREE). And sit back at the end of your life, nodding to yourself, with a proud smile of your face.

Because you know that your microscopic amount of time on this earth.

Was spent wisely.