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Never Too Late

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Who are you?Why are you living and working the way you currently are?What might you yet become and do the rest of your life? When you reflect on the above questions, it really is so easy to look at life as some sort of sliding scale where 'my day' is in the past - where you reach some point when you are done and then you just flat line and wait around for retirement or fade to invisibility through a creeping irrelevance.
Or you get so caught up in the routine of relentless 24-hour cycles you keep your existence on auto-pilot and lose your sense of what you really want from life. Or you retire too early and revolve  your life around episodes in Netflix and calling talkback radio because nobody gets it.
The reality is that, when you get past your younger years, there is every chance that you feel no different inside your head that you did at 30, your body still works fine, you have lots of useful l…

Desiderata

GO PLACIDLY amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even to the dull and the ignorant; they too have their story. Avoid loud and aggressive persons; they are vexatious to the spirit. If you compare yourself with others, you may become vain or bitter, for always there will be greater and lesser persons than yourself. Enjoy your achievements as well as your plans. Keep interested in your own career, however humble; it is a real possession in the changing fortunes of time. Exercise caution in your business affairs, for the world is full of trickery. But let this not blind you to what virtue there is; many persons strive for high ideals, and everywhere life is full of heroism. Be yourself. Especially do not feign affection. Neither be cynical about love; for in the face of all aridity and disenchantment, it is as peren…

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