I always wake up on Daylight Saving with such excitement and good feelings. I love waking up, setting that clock back, and realizing I now have an extra hour to do things. Of course, it’s an illusion, this extra time. Just because we set the clocks back doesn’t mean we have more time on this earth, more time to show love and patience, or time to apologize for times when we’ve been less than a friend.
Still, just the thought of more time (illusion or not) fills me happiness, especially in the morning. I can’t help thinking of what it will be like when we’re in eternity with God, without the confines of our sense of time.
But do not overlook this one fact, beloved, that with the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.
2 Peter 3:8
Without earthly time, what will we feel? Will we age with knowledge and contentment rather than years? Will our life lessons add or subtract to how “old” we actually are?
Or doesn’t it matter?
These are things I think about this day, when I feel that a gift of time has been handed to me from the moment I wake up. And won’t it be lovely then, when I go into a different type of sleep and awake to find endless time in Heaven, so different than what we had on earth. For now, I can’t help thinking of this verse: