*forwarded email*

Imagine. . . .

T here is a bank that credits your
  account each morning with $86,400.
  It carries over no balance from day to day.
  Every evening deletes whatever part of the
  balance you failed to use during the day. What
  would you do? Draw out ALL OF IT, of

E ach of us has such a bank. Its name is TIME.
  Every morning, it credits you with 86,400
  seconds.  Every night it writes off, as lost,
  whatever of this you have failed to invest to good
  purpose.  It carries over no balance. It allows no

E ach day it opens a new account for you.
  Each night it burns the remains of the day.
If you fail to use the day's deposits, the
  loss is yours.

T here is no going back. There is no
  drawing against the "tomorrow."
  You must live in the present on today's
  deposits. Invest it so as to get from it the
  utmost in health, happiness, and success!
  The clock is running. Make the most of today.

T o realize the value of ONE YEAR,
  ask a student who failed a grade.

T o realize the value of ONE MONTH,
  ask a mother who gave birth to a premature

T o realize the value of ONE WEEK,
  ask the editor of a weekly newspaper.

T o realize the ! value of ONE HOUR,
  ask the lovers who are waiting to meet.

T o realize the value of ONE MINUTE,
  ask a person who missed the train.

T o realize the value of ONE-SECOND,
  ask a person who just avoided an accident.

T o realize the value of ONE MILLISECOND,
  ask the person who won a silver medal in the

T reasure every moment that you have! And
  treasure it more because you shared it with
  someone special, special enough to spend your

A nd remember that time waits for no one.
  Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery.
  Today is a gift. That's why it's called the

F riends are a very rare jewel, indeed.
  They make you smile and encourage you to
  succeed.  They lend an ear, they share a word
  of praise, and they always want to open their
  heart to us.


  Send this to everyone you consider a
  If it comes back to you, then you'll
  know you have a circle of friends.