We’re all in the same line.

AJ Picard
3 min readJul 9, 2019

By AJ Picard founder & Self Taught UI/UX Designer.

This past weekend I was driving to Cape May, NJ for 4th of July with my girlfriend. I remember holding her hand while she was sleeping and being able to feel her heartbeat.

I don’t know why but it kind of freaked me out. The next thought I had in my mind was:

We are all living organisms that can passaway at any second.

I continued to think about how precious human life is and how we all continue to take it for granted. I thought about writing about the experience I had on Medium but I didn’t think it was strong enough.

About a couple of days before this event happened I came across an Instagram post that one of my friends uploaded.

The caption and picture moved me.

Every minute someone leaves this world behind.
We are all in the “the line” without knowing it.
We never know how many people are before us.
We can not move to the back of the line.
We can not step out of the line.
We can not avoid the line.
So while we wait in the line…

Make moments count.
Make priorities.
Make the time.
Make your gifts known.
Make a nobody feel like a somebody.
Make your voice heard.
Make the small things big.
Make someone smile.
Make the change.
Make love.
Make up.
Make peace.
Make sure to tell your people they are loved.
Make sure to have no regrets.
Make sure you are ready.”

I had chills reading this because of how simple the quote is. People are not only taking their lives for granted they’re also scared to change their…

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AJ Picard

UI/UX Designer who loves designing and building products. Currently scaling ZoZo App.