When Raphael died at 37 yrs of age, they carried his marvelous painting, "The Transfiguration," only half finished, in the funeral procession as a symbol of the incompleteness of life & the shortness of time.
The wise & alert one get ready to seize the present in daring & doing & enjoying.
- A C Dixon. (moreillustrations.com)
"The present is the only time in which any duty may be done or grace received." - C S Lewis.
Eph 5:15-16 (BBE): "Take care then how you are living, not as unwise, but as wise; Making good use of the time, because the days are evil."