Many mountaineers have lost their lives on the Swiss Matterhorn and are buried nearby in a Catholic church cemetery outside the small town of Zermatt. A recent study by a historian found 2/3 of the climbers in this graveyard made it to the Matterhorn peak, but died on the way back down. They started strong, but could not finish, mainly because they were not adequately prepared.
All of us are susceptible to this danger, if not on a mountain, then in life. It’s easy to go full out in the beginning, but it’s much harder to finish well. That takes diligent planning and preparation. Here are 5 ways to make the second half of your life count.
Huddle up with your wife tonight and say: “One way to make the rest of our lives count is by ____. I say that because ____.”