“So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.” (Psalm 90:12, KJV 2000)
It isn’t just cartons of milk that bear an expiration date. We, too, have a fixed number of days.
It is foolish to live — especially in the face of daily evidence to the contrary — as if we shall never die. Failing either to number our days — or to act as if our days are not numbered — means that we are not truly ready to live, because we are not yet ready to die.
Consider the proverb: “A wise man gives what he cannot keep; to gain what he cannot lose.” Redeem the time. – Luther