Home » News
Home » News

Gather ye rosebuds

Published December 31, 2012 5:08 pm
This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Whew! The world didn't end on Dec. 21. But all that fretting and preparing was not in vain.

The world may last another million years or more, but the world of each person on it will end soon. The best answer I've heard to the question "Are these the last days?" is "They are for you!"

As Robert Herrick penned years ago: "Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying: And this same flower that smiles to-day to-morrow will be dying."

Improve the shining moments, don't let them pass you by.

Prepare, prepare.

Richard Evans

Kimball Junction




Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
comments powered by Disqus