You’re Gonna Miss This

When I was a kid and wasn’t enjoying some activity or family function or whatever, I would wish that it would be over.  My mother, may she rest in peace, used to say, “You’re wishing your life away.”  As a kid, I didn’t realize how important that was.  Now, I’d love to have some of those moments back that I “wished away” as a kid.

I’m not a huge country music fan, but there’s a song by Trace Adkins that sums up what I’m saying here.  The song is called, “You’re Gonna Miss This” and the lyrics say it better than I can:

You’re gonna miss this
You’re gonna want this back
You’re gonna wish these days hadn’t gone by so fast
These are some good times
So take a good look around
You may not know it now
But you’re gonna miss this

If you have a couple of minutes watch the video:

You’re Gonna Miss This

And when you find yourself “wishing away” your life, remember — you’re gonna miss this.

To your happiness!


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