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Why getting older is a wonderful thing

One of the most important gifts of a long life is being able to see things more clearly. It’s called perspective, the ability to see what really matters. When I was younger, I suspect like most, I chased many a rainbow, never realizing how ephemeral rainbows can be. Now, rather than wasting time, I’m digesting time. My guess is that a truly meaningful life is discovering what matters—what really matters. I heard it said the other day that it’s the reason you don’t see a Brink’s truck following a hearse to the cemetery. Make today matter.

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