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Lesson Plans

time and friends

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dj (djash)
Tue, 21 Sep 1999 21:04:54 -0400

Thought I'd share this with all of you. Thanks for all the help and
interesting ideas. I enjoy being part of this group very much.

> Imagine there is a bank that credits your account each morning
> with $86,400. It carries over no balance from day to day. Every
> evening deletes whatever part of the balance you failed to use during
> the day. What would you do? Draw out every cent, of course!
> Each of us has such a bank. It's name is TIME. Every morning, it
> credits you with 86,400 seconds. Every night it writes off, as lost,
> whatever of this you have failed to invest to good purpose. It
> over no balance. It allows no overdraft. Each day it opens a new
> account for you. Each night it burns the remains of the day. If you
> fail to use the day's deposits, the loss is yours. There is no going
> back. There is no drawing against the tomorrow". You must live
> in the present on today's deposits. Invest it so as to get from it the

> utmost in health, happiness and success! The clock is running.
> Make the most of today.
> To realize the value of ONE YEAR, ask a student who failed a
> grade.
> To realize the value of ONE MONTH, ask a mother who gave birth to
> a premature baby.
> To realize the value of ONE WEEK, ask the editor of a weekly
> newspaper.
> To realize the value of ONE HOUR, ask the lovers who are waiting
> to meet.
> To realize the value of ONE MINUTE, ask a person who missed the
> train.
> To realize the value of ONE SECOND, ask a person who just avoided
> an accident.
> To realize the value of ONE MILLISECOND, ask the person who won a
> silver medal in the Olympics.
> Treasure every moment that you have! And treasure it more because
> you shared it with someone special, special enough to spend your time.

> And remember that time waits for no one. Yesterday is history.
> Tomorrow is mystery. Today is a gift. That's why it's called the
> It's National Friendship Week. Friends are a very rare jewel, indeed.

> They make you smile and encourage you to succeed. They lend
> ear, they share a word of praise, and they always want to open their
> heart to us.
> Show your friends how much your care....
> Send this to everyone you consider a FRIEND.
> If it comes back to you, then you'll know you have a circle of
> friends.