I have never been bored
an hour in my life. I get up every morning wondering what new strange glamorous
thing is going to happen and it happens at fairly regular intervals.
Luck has been good to me and I fancy she has been good to everyone. Only
some people are dour, and when she gives them the come hither with her eyes,
they look down or turn away and lift an eyebrow. But me, I give her the wink
and away we go.
William Allen White
can truly identify with William here--there's far too much
to do in this world to be bored. There are places to
go, people to see, music to listen to, programs to watch,
things to do, naps to take, books and magazines to read--in
short, there's tons to do, all the time, in so many
only times I think I was truly bored were in the Army, and
that was because I was forced to be in situations with
nothing to do, for long periods of time. And if we
tried to find things to do, we got in trouble. I tried
to use my imagination to fill the hours then, and it worked
for the most part.
new strange and wonderful things will come about in your
life today? What will you do when it comes? Will
you even recognize it? Will you do something with it,
or will you let it slide right past you into yesterday,
never taking advantage of the possibilities that it offered?
you turn away when life says "Come on, let's
go!"? Do you think "That's not for me, for
I've never done that before!"? Or do you say,
"Okay, life--show me what you mean, and let's
go!"? If you do, you know what it means to let
life take you where it will, to let it lead you in ways that
you never could have imagined yourself.
has been good to you and me. And if we trust her, no
matter what we call her, she will continue to be better to
us than we ever could have imagined. Run with her,
play with her, let her keep you company, and take from her
all those wonderful things that she keeps trying to give to