Windows of time close, even as they open.
Gravity has no mercy.
The present can’t be found
in windows past, nor windows to come.
Look now. Take in the beauty.
Bask in the life this window brings.
Search for four-leaf clovers and linger over wild roses —
Before leaves wither and petals drop.
Go barefoot through dewy grass and chase sunsets with a butterfly net —
before grass brittles and the sun vanishes behind a looming horizon.
This moment in time, embrace. Then, let go.
Lest heart be caught — turned to salt — and miss the next good thing.
For as one window closes, another one opens.
Life goes quickly and we sometimes don’t realize what we have until we don’t have it anymore. We dwell on yesterday or live for tomorrow — missing the joys of today. Live today. Seize each moment as a gift. Treasure it because moments pass and life never stays the same.
“When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.” Alexander Graham Bell
There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven. Ecclesiastes 3:1
But Lot’s wife looked back and she became a pillar of salt. Genesis 19:26