It's never ending, it's persistent, it never stops !
It might seem like a mundane activity.. yet in those ticks, your life is being spent and you're losing time!
To realize the value of ONE YEAR, ask a student who failed a grade.
To realize the value of ONE MONTH, ask a mother who gave birth to a pre-mature baby.
To realize the value of ONE WEEK, ask the editor of a weekly newspaper.
To realize the value of ONE MINUTE, ask a person who missed the train.
To realize the value of ONE SECOND, ask a person who just avoided an accident.
To realize the value of ONE MILLISECOND, ask the person who won a silver medal in the Olympics.
Time is valued differently by different people and it's a true blessing for someone to understand and internalize that time is the substance of life in which man exists and does either good or bad.
The Scholar, Imam Ibn Al-Qayyim, has a beautiful saying that says "The intelligent is the one who is conscious of his time, and if he loses it then he would lost all his interests, for all interests derive from time, and whenever time is lost it can never be regained!"