Definitions: (1) having knowledge or realization; conscious; cognizant; (2) informed; alert; (3) keenly perceptive

Synonyms: acquainted, apprised, sensible

Quote: The more decisions that you are forced to make alone, the more you are aware of your freedom to choose. — Thornton Niven Wilder (1897–1975) American playwright

Reflection: We travel through life no matter what; the clock only moves in one direction. No matter how momentous a moment is, your whole life has led up to this now. We boost the value of each moment by being aware of its actual and potential worth.