A Christmas Carol

Dickens writes, "The bed was his own, the room was his own. best and happiest of all, the Time before him was his own, to make amends in!" First tell me what the quote means. Next, tell me why dickens capitalized "Time" in the last sentence

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Scrooge was awake and in his own home, among his own things. The word time is capitalized because Scrooge's time will no longer be devoted to making money..... his TIME will be spent living.