Beautiful Quotes

While searching through the internet for an interesting blog topic, I stumbled onto this beautiful quote written by French author, Norah Purcell. “A man’s age is something impressive, it sums up his life:  maturity reached slowly and against many obstacles, illnesses cured, griefs and despairs overcome, and unconscious risks taken; maturity formed through so many desires, hopes, regrets, forgotten things, loves.  A man’s age represents a fine cargo of experiences and memories.  ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Wartime Writings 1939-1944, translated from French by Norah Purcell” Not only is a man’s (woman’s )age is impressive, it is a representation of how they lived their life, the choices they made or did not make. However, If you think about it- age has to do with luck. Some people are lucky enough to get out and do the things they want to; have children and grandchildren, buy a house, go on vacations, run marathons, read or paint pictures. Others are not as lucky- illness, misfortune,  and premature death, just to name a few. Have you ever taken the time to truly reflect upon your age? Where have you been? How many people have you influenced with your actions? What more would you like to do with your remaining years? What is in your cargo of experiences and memories?  ...