You’re Gonna Miss This


My Daughter Sacha posted this comment on facebook about our 5 year old grandson Joseph Joubert who is Down Syndrome.

“Nobody can live in the moment like Joey can. I think it’s to do with his extra chromosome. It’s the laughing-at-slap-stick-humour-and-finding-joy-in-cupcakes-and-hugs Chromosome.”

Good Morning America recently compiled a list of the most popular Self-Help Books From Amazon. It was a very interesting list starting with “Peace From Broken Pieces” by Iyanla Vanzant. She was a recent guest on the Oprah show where she told Oprah how she went from rags to riches and how she lost her money, her husband, friendships as well as dealing with the death of her beloved daughter.

The number 10 book was “The Book of Awakening: Having the Life You Want by Being Present to the Life You Have” by Mark Nepo.
Trace Adkins in this country song called “You’re Gonna Miss This” reminds us to enjoy the process. The first verse is about a teenage girl being taken to school by her dad. She is, anxious to finish high school. In the second verse the same girl, now a newly-wed, is anxious to get out of her first apartment and into a house with kids. The next verse finds her dad dropping by for a visit. The girl, now a young women has a house full of kids and a plumber working on a broken water heater.

Trace Adkins continues
“You’re gonna miss this
You’re gonna want this back
You’re gonna wish these days hadn’t gone by so fast
These are some good times
So take a good look around
You may not know it now
But you’re gonna miss this
You’re gonna miss this
Yeah, you’re gonna miss this”

Creating multiple streams of income and setting up Joint Ventures take very little time and money and gives us the opportunity to do the things that are important in our lives and to spend more time with our loved ones.

As women we multitask and we are so busy being busy. Take a deep breath and focus on the big picture. Take Mark Nepo’s advice. Be present in the moment because you will miss those times!Robin and I will be doing just that. We are flying to Cuba for a week to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary.

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