Saturday, August 22, 2009
A dear friend sent this in an email to me today, knowing what I am facing and I thought it special enough to put it out here for all to read and share. I don’t know who wrote it, but that person is very special, I can tell. I hope whomever reads this is touched by it and does something afterwards, something nice and loving.
One day a women’s husband died and on that clear ,cold morning, in the warmth of their bedroom,the wife was stricken with the pain of learning that sometimes there isn’t “ANYMORE”.
No more hugs, no more special moments to celebrate together, no more phone calls just to chat, no more “just one minute”.
Sometimes the things we care about the most give up and go away, never to return before we have the chance to say good-bye and I love you.
So while we still have them, it’s best that we love them, care for them, fix them when their broken if we can, help them to get well when they’re sick. This is true for marriage , old cars, children with bad report cards and dogs with bad hips, aging parents, grandparents.
We keep them because they are worth it, because we are worth it. Some things we keep, like a best friend who moves away or a sister-in-law after divorce. There are just some things make us happy, no matter what. Life is important like people we know who are special. So we try to keep them close!
I received this from someone whom I thought was a “Keeper” Then I sent it to the people I think of in the same way! Now it’s your turn to send this to all those people who are keepers in your life, including the person who sent it to you if you feel that way.
Suppose one morning you never wake up, do all your friends know that you love them? I was thinking, I could die tomorrow or next week, and I wandered if I had any wounds that needed to be healed, friendships that needed rekindling or three words needing to be said. Let every one of your friends know you love them, even if you think they don’t love you back, you would be amazed at what those three little words and a smile can do.
And Just in case God calls me home. I LOVE YOU ! :-)
Live and love today because tomorrow is not promised!
Posted by Art at 5:19 PM