1 Thessalonians 5:14 Now we exhort you, brethren, warn those who are unruly, comfort the fainthearted, uphold the weak, be patient with all. 15 See that no one renders evil for evil to anyone, but always pursue what is good both for yourselves and for all. 16 Rejoice always, 17 pray without ceasing, 18 in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.
Acts 20:28 - Therefore take heed to yourselves and to all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood. 29 For I know this, that after my departure savage wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock. 30 Also from among yourselves men will rise up, speaking perverse things, to draw away the disciples after themselves.
I think that I will adapt your countdown clock to my own retirement. So we have less than 4 years to go. After a few years work just simply sucks the life out of you. I still tell the peeps at work that I'm living the dream as you do as well. I thought that was quite funny when I read that in one of your posts. I also telling them, if they ask how I'm doing that "I'm dealing with it", whatever 'it' is.