Our English word “opportunity” comes from the Latin and means “toward the port”. It suggests a ship taking advantage of the wind and tide to arrive safely in the harbor. In the short time we have here on earth, let’s try to make the best of the opportunities God gives us to be a blessing to as many people as possible.
“Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.”—Psalm 90:12.
“Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity.”—Colossians 4:5.