I’ve been asked many times what would I do if it were my last day on earth. It’s a long list-go places I’ve never been, speak to people I haven’t in years, rush through my bucket list… It’s all a race against time.
That’s the wrong question. We’re all racing against the clock anyway, trying to fit as much in before we ripen and are plucked to feed the mouth of fate.
The question is counter-intuitive: “What will you do when you’ve run out of time?” Well, the answer is nothing. You’re out of time.
“What would you do if today was your first day on earth?” That’s the question you should be asking yourself.
Assume, for a moment, that you’ve no existence prior to this moment. No debts, no deadlines, no regret. No ailments, no governors, no doubt, no shame. You are pure, unadulterated spirit.
Sure, you have some memory of the world. This is all hypothetical, after all. With that in mind, where would you run? Where does your first step in this world lead? Because, after all, time is running out, but it’s also just beginning.
“What would you do if today was your first day on earth?”