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Monday Morning Motivation – Moment

By: Curt Stowers

Sharing Resources to Help You Grow Personally, Professionally & Financially

Sometimes it helps to get a little dose of encouragement—along with a good cup of coffee!—to start the day.

Hopefully the message below will help you get off to a good start for the week.  Please feel free to forward the newsletter on to others that you think would benefit from the content.


One of the best ways to increase your awareness of how quickly time passes is to start a family. When the kids arrive on the scene, they are almost always under ten pounds, and they are totally dependent on you. In what seems like a moment, they are eighteen years old, seem to EAT at least ten pounds per day, and are focused on becoming 100% independent.

The reality is that this transition does not occur “in a moment”—it takes a long, long time. However, that long time IS broken up into a huge number of independent moments. Moments that go very quickly. Moments that many wish were available to relive.

While we cannot relive the past, we can live in the present moment. It only requires our personal commitment to do so.

That brings us to this week’s question:

  • Are you taking the time to enjoy the moment?

Thanks for sharing a bit of your time with me this Monday morning 

Have a great week!



About MMM: Each week I publish “Monday Morning Motivation” in the hopes that at least one person will find a bit of inspiration and that this inspiration will have a positive impact on their life. My motivation comes from experiences, reading, sermons, and discussions.

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