The Takeway - Procrastination

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There are those of us who are always "about to live. We're waiting until things change, until there is more time, until we are less tired, until we get a promotion, - until, until, until.

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<p>Procrastination</p> <p>Once upon a time, the devil decided to destroy the world. He called in all his little devils to make the plans.</p> <p>Anger came first and asked to be allowed to do the job by setting brother against brother. He would make people angry with one another, and they would destroy themselvesThen Lust came and offered to go. He would defile minds, turn people into beasts by causing love to disappear.</p> <p>Next, Greed spoke and offered to destroy human kind with the most destructive of passions: uncontrolled desires.Gluttony and Drunkenness offered to disease bodies and minds and then destroy them.</p> <p>Idleness, Hatred, and Envy each claimed that they could do the job.</p> <p>The devil was not satisfied with any of them, but then the last assistant came. He said, "I will talk with people persuasively in terms of all that God wants them to be. I will tell them how fine their plans are to be honest, clean, and brave. I will encourage them in the good purpose of life!"</p> <p>The devil was aghast at such talk.</p> <p>However the assistant continued: "But I will tell them there is no hurry. They can do all of these things tomorrow. I will advise them to wait until conditions become more favorable to start!"The devil replied, "You are the assistant who will go to earth and destroy human kind!"</p> <p>The assistant's name was Procrastination.</p> <p>There are those of us who are always "about to live. We're waiting until things change, until there is more time, until we are less tired, until we get a promotion, - until, until, until.</p> <p>LIFE IS LIKE A TAXI; THE METER KEEPS A-TICKING WHETHER YOURE GETTING SOMEWHERE OR STANDING STILL.</p> <p>S/F Sgt. Maj. Brad A KasalSergeant MajorFourth Marine Division</p>

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