“You don’t miss the water until the well runs dry” is a familiar saying with a “life lesson.” The meaning is easy to understand, but difficult to remember. We can get so caught up in the plans and activity in our lives that we forget that time, like water, can run out.
How often is “thirst” defined standing by a dry well? How often is “regret” realized standing by a casket? How often does “too late” become the time we thought we had?