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

Synonyms: acquainted, apprised, sensible

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 potential, as well as its actual, worth.