I’m not a fan of deadlines
Tick, tick, tock the clock goes
slowly with no empathy
As a bride walking down the aisle.
Was just thinking, ‘how did this word start anywhere? It has uneasy connotations, dead…line‘
Checked out the English Oxford English Dictionary and Aha, here is the meaning
A line drawn around a prison beyond which prisoners were liable to be shot.
It is said prison guards would watch prisoners, from sentry boxes perched atop the stockade
That’s makes sense, that’s why I never liked the word
like what line is dead really?
Hence I ask the Lord to teach me to number my days.
For time is moving
It ain’t waiting for anyone, as they say.
I don’t want to waste time
And I don’t want to be ‘shot’
for I want to use time wisely.
Also I want to recognize opportunities when they knock at my door
And make hay while the sun still shines. Even the Lord Jesus said, “I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work” John 9:4