“There’s never enough time to do all the nothing you want.”
― Bill Watterson
We really only know time as a linear concept. Now that we are in one of our 4 seasons, Why Do Autumn Leaves Change Colors?
We also gage the progression of time with the sequence of memories. This is one of those heart-tugging shorts, worth the 7 minute investment of your time. ‘Stringing together over 4,000 photographs, this stop-motion short film tells the story of a man whose great love has gone, at least until he opens a box of her letters and photographs. He follows her lead around the city through the photographs. Only those that watch till the end will see where they lead.’
Arnold Bennett’s 1910 How to Live on 24 Hours a Day, reminds readers that the sense of not having enough time to do all we want to do is universal, and not exactly new. As Bennett writes: “We never shall have any more time. We have, and we have always had, all the time there is.”
I am prone to bouts of anxiousness. Learning to be in the present moment, plus acknowledging that all I want will (and does) come to pass, helps me be more patient. I have also introduced activities into my life now which have built up my patience virtue.
I’m personally finding, it really is about the journey verses the destination.