Sic transit gloria mundi reminds us that we waste our precious time on earth, if the pursuit of this transient world’s glamour and accolades and glory is the limit of our vision.  Unless the Lord returns in our lifetime, we all face the same fate, back to the earth, but our souls live on.

When I was a new Christian, some old saints at my Presbyterian church would often say, “Only one life, ‘twil soon be past.  Only what’s done for Jesus will last.”

The article by Steve Israel, below, is a good reminder to always keep eternity in view.240_f_88153352_a2ymmlopzwx3cpwnwbosxkspoahhr13s

Sic transit gloria mundi – Wikipedia

Sic transit gloria mundi is a Latin phrase that means “Thus passes the glory of the world.” It has been interpreted as “Worldly things are fleeting.”