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“The older we get, the more we feel we have something to lose.”

A thought by Jonathan Martin, (2013-04-19) from his book,Prototype: What Happens When You Discover You're More Like Jesus Than You Think?(p. 24). Tyndale Momentum. Kindle Edition.

I feel that on my self-focus days.  But the reality is I have just as much as I ever have.I have this day, no more no less.I may think that I have less time at 66 than I had at 26 but that isn’t always true.There are some 26 year olds who don’t have more days ahead than I have. None of us know how much time we have. The key is today is what I have so I must make use of it.It is God’s gift to me and I shouldn’t waste it on feelings of what I have lost or don’t have. I have what I always have.I have today.
Somehow that sets us free.Life is today and all of its opportunities and privileges.It is God’s personal gift to me.And how I use it my personal gift to Him.
Jesus as a human is a clear example of this.He used each day here on earth to its fullest.He didn’t waste His opportunities because He had a clear p…