Wow, I was taken aback when I was told I was to be given $1,440 every day for the rest of my life. I quickly figured the amount, thinking I would live another 20 years at least. That will amount to $10,512,000. WOW times WOW. I called my son and daughter to tell them. I told the grand kids to be thinking what they want that the lack of money might be holding them back from. I grabbed Liz and swung her around like we were 25 again!

Then my benefactor tapped me on the shoulder and said I might have misunderstood. I get the $1,440 every day starting at 12:01 a.m., but it all has to be spent by 11:59 p.m. At midnight I’ll get another $1,440. Well, that changes things a little, but that’s still $10,080 every week. Another thing I failed to hear in my excitement was that I can’t lend or give any of it to anyone else to spend, I have to spend it all. I can’t save any of it and I can’t borrow from tomorrow. I have to spend every last bit of it in 24 hours. Hmmm, that does change things some. Then He said, “And I didn’t say it was dollars. You heard dollars, the gift is minutes”.

You, my friend, get the same deal. How will you spend yours? I know my calendar budget needs some work.

I want to thank WAer, Steve Cox, for his timely blog on 10/23/16 at about 8:00 a.m. Then incredibly my Pastor preached the above in sermon form at our 9 a.m. service that same morning. Message received !!

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kmotte Premium
Awesome sermon.
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WaynePro Premium
Great message, Dennis. Thanks for sharing.

Wayne
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Sdaviscs1250 Premium
Thanks for the wake-up call, DennisD1. We only have this one second, one minute, ..... We can be happy or we can stay stuck in our tracks.

Thanks again.
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Ivine Premium
Hi Dennis, I would give it all to charity. Irv.
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WilliamBH Premium
Great Dennis .. Cheers, William
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PMbaluka Premium
Lol! I was on my toes to hear how you would spend all this money! Thanks for sharing
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wweb53 Premium
Wow! you really had me going there for a minute. You are right about the time.
cheers,
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LinDash01 Premium
That is an awesome post Dennis. Thanks for sharing...
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MNorton Premium
Hi Dennis,
I love this!! Great post. We all need to decide on how we're going to spend our time, hopefully it will be wise. Thanks for your insight. Have a good evening.
Mary
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StepChook Premium
Pretty profound! You had me going there for a second.
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MKearns Premium
The bitcoin of time...most interesting!
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JeffDolson Premium
Unbelievable. Thanks for sharing
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Bigky Premium
Wow!
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paulgoodwin Premium
That is interesting and makes you really think
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janmar Premium
Interesting what our mind will lead us to think and hear. Impactful to thing about for sure!
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NRosales Premium
At first I said, Wow!!!, thats huge, then after all, its right spending it on things worthwhile.
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DennisD1 Premium
My ah ha moment was about the time I have been given. How am I spending it? How much am I wasting? What is my return on the investment?
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KeithMaki Premium
It is the truth and it is something we need to spend the right way! Thanks Dennis!
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Loes Premium
Great, I once did the game, 1st day spent $1000 on paper, second day $2000 3rd day 3000 and so on, I stranded on the 16th day, I couldn't come up with anything anymore...
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DennisD1 Premium
I'm not so much concerned about the $s as I am about how I spend the remaining time,
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Loes Premium
Take just one day at the time...;)
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nyaaba Premium
Lol, that's quite tricky at first site but well understandable.
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bbqfirepit Premium
Interesting and very true! Thank you!
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