Time is of essence, respect it...

2016-09-15 06:00

If you were to take a minute to reflect on your life, would you say you’re pleased with it or not?

Regardless, whether you do so or not, in that space of time, a man has achieved something while another has not.

Clearly, that says a lot about the importance of time, let alone its use.

I’ve been told many times that I should be careful how I spend time.

This was absolute nonsense to me until life’s hardship fell on me, and that was just the moment I needed to highlight what I’ve been told by those older than myself.

All that taught me to value self introspection, so that I spend no time minding other peoples businesses more than my own. Quite frankly, whether we like it or not, people always have themselves to blame for their misfortunes.

Others are misled to their misdeeds.

Nonetheless, what am I going on about, one might ask. Well, its simple, respect time as we are never afforded it again. While you gossip, the other person is celebrating their achievements.

And, while you criticize how others make a living, be it good or bad, they make sure that they don’t sleep on an empty stomach. Not that they’d be provided for, come to think of it.

See the unseen because time awaits no man whose life has no direction.

Lwazi Dyantyi via email

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.