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Why Wait to Be Great? by Terry Hawkins

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Chapter 15Our Book of Life

We started this book by talking about how living is a series of events, all joined together to form the great story of our life. From the time I was a young adult, I always likened the entirety of my life to a great big book, its pages filled with experiences, people, and adventures.

We each have our own Book of Life filled with our own stories and journeys. Some of our friends and family will be in our book for many chapters. Some may feature in only a few paragraphs; others will appear for only a few words. There’s a wonderful saying — “People come into your life for a reason, a season, or a lifetime” — that beautifully describes our relationships through time. Every encounter, discussion, facial expression, and positive ...

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