In the business of life, every tiny episode is a test, every human encounter a lesson. Look and learn. One day you might achieve all that I have. But time is sprinting past you, faster than you think. You’re already playing catch-up, even as you read this. Fortunately you do get a second chance. My advice to you is: take it. A third rarely comes your way.
Facile words. But am feeling them rather acutely. I am Rip Van Winkle, slumbering and sleepwalking as the world moves on around me. Or worse, an awkward stilted character in a 90’s WKW film, stop-motion-ing my movement and actions as everyone and everything sprints past me in a blur:
[stop-motion starts 1:15]
Have let a million second chances pass me by. But I just need a singular third.