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From: Rita
Subject: Time

Dear Friends,

Imagine that you had a bank account in which $86,400.00 was deposited every

It carries over no balance from day to day. Every evening it 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 account. Its 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 carries 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

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 a mystery.

Today is a gift. That's why it's called the present!!

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