We hear it all the time: “It’s not my first rodeo.” That’s what we say whenever we’re talking about something we’ve done before. I’ve been thinking about this phrase a lot as we enter this wild unknown arena called 2019.
Time brings with it the possibility for all sorts of experiences. You’ve got 365 days ahead, and yet, it’s not your first rodeo—or even your second. Each year comes and goes one day at a time. You collect friends and memories and knowledge. And when you REFLECT on your experiences (and that’s comes naturally when you write about them), it’s possible to collect a certain amount of WISDOM.
Let’s do the math to see how much TIME you’ve earned for all the rodeos you’ve experienced:
If you are 30 years old, you have lived
and so on…
In this 2019 rodeo, you’re adding:
So ride this bronco as if it’s your last contest—and spend each day, hour and minute of 2019 wisely.
~ And contact me (or check out www.whalenvoices.com) if it’s finally time to write about some of those unforgettable rodeos. It’s not my first rodeo either!