Wise Words- Fleeting Delights

Alphonse de Lamartine quote - O time, arrest your flight! And you, propitious hours, arrest your course!  Let us savor the fleeting delights of our most beautiful days!


Time needs to slow down!  I was walking outside yesterday afternoon, in the absolute PERFECT weather, when it hit me that fall is just around the corner.  Our summer vacation is quickly drawing to a close.  Bummer.

This quote is also a reminder to me that I am in some my most “beautiful days” of adulthood – – raising children.  They might be loud and messy days, but they are beautiful.  And, oh man, I wish I could tell time to arrest its flight!  Ladybug is in one of my favorite stages of toddlerhood, Mini-Me gives the BEST hugs, and The Professor loves to talk with me about his newest science-related discoveries.  I know there will come a day when my kids might be less interested in hugs and conversation, so I am doing my best to savor it all while I can.  Some days see more success than others.

What is a fleeting delight that you’re trying to savor?  Let me know in the comments below!