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1 Live life to its fullest on Wed Jun 10, 2009 11:49 am

gypsy


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My thoughts?a bit sad, but i think true..


Live Life To the Fullest
>
> Let's all remember to take the time to LIVE!!!!
>
> A friend of mine opened his wife's underwear drawer and picked up a silk
> paper wrapped package:
>
> 'This, - he said - isn't any ordinary package.'
>
> He unwrapped the box and stared at both the silk paper and the box..
>
> 'She got this the first time we went to New York , 8 or 9 years ago. She
> has never put it on, was s aving it for a special occasion. Well, I
> guess this is it. He got near the bed and placed the gift box next to
> the other clothing he was taking to the funeral house, his wife had just
> died. He turned to me and said:
>
>
>
> 'Never save something for a special occasion. Every day in your life is
> a special occasion'.
>
> I still think those words changed my life.
>
> Now I read more and clean less.
>
> I sit on the porch without worrying about anything..
>
> I spend more time with my family, and less at work.
>
> I understood that life should be a source of experience to be lived up
> to, not survived through. I no longer keep anything. I use crystal
> glasses every day... I'll wear new clothes to go to the supermarket, if
> I feel like it.
>
> I don't save my special perfume for special occasions, I use it whenever
> I want to. The words 'Someday...' and ' One Day...' are fading away from
> my dictionary. If it's worth seeing, listening or doing, I want to see,
> listen or do it now.. I don't know what my friend's wife would have done
> if she knew she wouldn't be there the next morning, this nobody can
> tell.. I think she might have called her relatives and closest frien ds.
> She might call old friends to make peace over past quarrels. I'd like to
> think she would go out for Chinese, her favorite food. It's these small
> things that I would regret not doing, if I knew my time had come.
>
> Each day, each hour, each minute, is special. Live for today, for
> tomorrow is promised to no-one.
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>
> I
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