The longer you live, the faster time goes by….
This morning, I was fondly remembering a conversation I had nearly five years ago. “Was that really 5 years ago?” I thought. Seems like 2 or 3 years maybe, but not 5.
My time is starting to fly. It takes a 5 year old a year to turn 6, and it takes a 50 year old a year to turn 51. Even though it’s the same amount of time, the difference is that when you’re 5, a year represents 20% of your life. By the time you’re 50, a year is only 2% of your life. I’ve heard many older adults talk about how quickly 20 or 30 years can pass, and I’m starting to believe them. But good luck convincing a 6 year old that 20 years can go by in the blink of an eye.
Not trying to get too far into theories of relativity or time travel, because frankly, I’m not that deep. Just saying that we need to make the most of the time we are given, because it will be gone before we know it.