Monday's enjoyable day of subbing and re-discovering wonderful authors and artists was followed by enduring rush hour traffic to tutor.
Tuesday's bad news about my daughter's first car was followed by more positive tutoring.
Wednesday's triple (and stressful) college commute for my daughter was followed by later day positive financial news.
Thursday's morning rest and busy afternoon tutoring was followed by a nightmare evening of rushing my two dogs to the emergency animal hospital to save them from ingesting grapes -- toxic to dogs.
Friday night we hope and pray for good news for our beloved girls, while we celebrate with family.
Such is life. News seems to run from good to bad, then from worse to better. You're up in the morning, down in the afternoon. You awake to gritty problems, then go to sleep with peaceful solutions. This week echos the Sunday morning message: no matter how we plan and scheme, we are not promised more than today -- nothing more than this moment.
We get caught up in our business, our "busyness;" we rush around to get things done, to make things happen. We are in daily need of reminding that each moment is precious and each day could be our last. "Live as if each day were your last." Here are some variations on this theme. Yes, there are too many, but you could read some each day.
Quotes About Carpe Diem "Seize the Day" (from Goodreads)
― Eleanor Roosevelt
― George Harrison
― Erma Bombeck
― Henry David Thoreau
― Groucho Marx, The Essential Groucho: Writings For By And About Groucho Marx