Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Wear and tear

Life is full of wear and tear. It needs no assistance in pushing us to an early grave. So, it is vital that we do everything we can to safeguard our health.

Pain acts as a warning signal. It means there is a problem that must be addressed. If we wait, the damage may be irreparable.

Sometimes our health is taken, and there is nothing we can do. It is a terrible thing to lose the ability to move about freely and enjoy one's life. Just getting out of bed can be the hardest thing in the world.

If we cannot take care of ourselves, we cannot help anyone else. Human beings are made of spirit and flesh. The former cannot thrive while the latter deteriorates.

Diet and exercise are important. If there are problems, go see a doctor. Modern medicine is amazing, but it cannot treat what it does not know.

This is the skin we live in. It will not last forever, but it can go quite awhile. What we do now, determines just how long it goes.


  1. So true! Even the best pilot needs an aircraft if he is to put his inner talents to use.

    1. And when that aircraft has been around for awhile, it is harder to maintain. It takes extra effort to keep it in flying condition. Because once you crash, it's pretty much over...