George A. Sprecace M.D.,
J.D., F.A.C.P. and Allergy Associates of New
on a personal note: I'm right on schedule,
right where I want to be, thanking God for my past, praying to God for
future, and marveling at the insights I now have that I could have used
younger years. All Life is Good. Embrace it as it
THEN IT IS WINTER
know. . . time has a way of moving quickly and catching you unaware of
passing years. It seems just yesterday that I was young, just married
embarking on my new life with my mate. Yet in a way, it seems like eons
and I wonder where all the years went. I know that I lived them all. I
glimpses of how it was back then and of all my hopes and dreams.
here it is... the winter of my life and it catches me by surprise...How
I get here so fast? Where did the years go and where did my youth go? I
well seeing older people through the years and thinking that those
people were years away from me and that winter was so far off that I
not fathom it or imagine fully what it would be like.
here it is...my friends are retired and getting grey...they move slower
I see an older person now. Some are in better and some worse shape than
I see the great change...Not like the ones that I remember who
young and vibrant...but, like me, their age is beginning to show and we
now those older folks that we used to see and never thought we'd be.
day now, I find that just getting a shower is a real target for the
And taking a nap is not a treat anymore... it's mandatory! Cause if I
of my own free will... I just fall asleep where I sit!
so...now I enter into this new season of my life unprepared for all the
and pains and the loss of strength and ability to go and do things
I wish I had done but never did!! But, at least I know, that though the
has come, and I'm not sure how long it will last...this I know, that
it's over on this earth...it's over. A new adventure will begin!
I have regrets. There are things I wish I hadn't done...things I should
done, but indeed, there are many things I'm happy to have done. It's
in a lifetime.
if you're not in your winter yet...let me remind you, that it will be
faster than you think. So, whatever you would like to accomplish in
life, please do it quickly! Don't put things off too long!! Life goes
quickly. So, do what you can today, as you can never be sure whether
your winter or not! You have no promise that you will see all the
your life...so, live for today and say all the things that you want your
ones to remember...and hope that they appreciate and love you for all
things that you have done for them in all the years past!!
is a gift to you. The way you live your life is your gift to those
come after. Make it a fantastic one.
IT WELL! ENJOY TODAY! DO SOMETHING FUN! BE HAPPY ! HAVE A GREAT DAY!
"It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and
HAPPY IN 2013!
CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING:
IS THE OLDEST YOU'VE EVER BEEN, YET THE YOUNGEST YOU'LL EVER BE. SO -
THIS DAY WHILE IT LASTS.
kids are becoming you......but your grandchildren are perfect!
out is good.. Coming home is better!
forget names.... But it's OK because other people forgot they even knew
realize you're never going to be really good at anything.... especially
things you used to care to do, you no longer care to do, but you really
care that you don't care to do them anymore.
sleep better on a lounge chair with the TV blaring than in bed. It's
miss the days when everything worked with just an "ON" and "OFF"
tend to use more 4 letter words ... "what?"..."when?"... ???
that you can afford expensive jewellery, it's not safe to wear it
notice everything they sell in stores is "sleeveless"?!!!
used to be freckles are now liver spots.
have 3 sizes of clothes in your closet.... 2 of which you will never
Old is good in some things: Old Songs, Old movies, and best of all,
well, "OLD FRIEND!"
Not What You Gather, But What You Scatter That Tells What Kind Of Life
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