You notice it one evening. Wasn't it just a little while ago that it got dark later? Is that a leaf on a tree starting to turn the slightest bit orange? Your son or daughter is telling you that she needs to go to Wal-Mart to get school supplies. They are moaning because they have already started back from Summer break. School again! Summer is over!
It can't be over. It
just seems like a day or two ago that you were picking your child up on
the last day of school. You were planning where you and the family
would go on vacation. Your family was mapping out all the fun things
Where did the Summer go?
It can't be time to begin thinking about the Fall. It can't be time for
multi-colored leaves, cool nights and crisp mornings. It can't be
time to start thinking about frost, early evenings and apple cider.
There's one thing for sure.
Time passes quicker than we expect. Suddenly we look around and it
is gone. "Whereas you do not know what will happen tomorrow.
For what is your life? It is even a vapor that appears for a little
Copyright 1999 by Grady
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