15 October, 2009

Thoughtful Thursday!

Two weeks ago today my boyfriend's friend slipped and fell in the bathroom and died. :rainbow: Yesterday a friend of a friend died in a tragic accident during a military exercise.

Both these incidents are sad and tragic of course. But more than anything I feel reminded of how narrow the line between life and death is. There's really one thing that each and everyone of us can be certain of - we're gonna die. So I just really wanted to remind you all to enjoy TODAY. We never know what's gonna happen, but we're here right now. So hug your hounds and your friends and family.

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Play!

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Kiss!

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Have a little ice cream!

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Enjoy the little things (don't buy cheap children, though!)

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Jump! (And don't worry what others will think of you.)

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Hug your friends and loved ones.

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Make silly faces.

See? It's not hard. We just got to remember.

17 comments:

Mango said...

Most wise words. We'll try to do all those things today!

Slobbers,
Mango

The OP Pack said...

Smile, laugh, kiss, hug, and be kind to others. Life is too short to have it any other way.

Woos, the OP Pack

Forever Foster said...

Your post has a wonderful message. Purrs!

Tom, Tama-Chan, Sei-Chan, Yuu-Chan said...

Yes, it is so important to live and love each single moment to the full!

Melissa and Emmitt said...

what a wonderful post ane!

emmitt and i are sending you big hugs today too!

xoxoxo

Teri and the cats of Furrydance said...

Yep, take time to smell the roses, sniff sweet kitty faces, and treasure each day as it will not be exactly that day again

Khyra The Siberian Husky And Sometimes Her Mom said...

Sorry fur your losses

BUT be cheered in knowing the extra joys be shared in ALL your honours today!

Mom will make sure she makes the most of khuddling and khyssing me!

Hugz&Khysses,
Khyra

Pearl said...

What a great post! Thanks for sharing! and I am so sorry to hear about your friends.

Salinger The Pug said...

What a great post!!!! You made our day! :-D

Puglette said...

wonderful reminders to take time in your life to notice the small wonders. hugs to you and your friends on the recent loss of these young people.
hugs,
puglette
:o)

Daisy said...

That is very good advice!

Paula - PAPugMom said...

What a nice post. Thank you for the reminder!

BRUTUS said...

A lovely post - and SO true! We do try to remember these sort of things, but it's always nice to be reminded in such a gentle way!

Thank You, Snorts-
Brutus the Frenchie

Oakley and Swisher said...

Great post. Its good to just have a lil reminder to enjoy the simple things in life. Sorry about the recent tragedies you've endured but looks like you can find some perspective and that is great. Enjoy life.

Lots of Licks--
Oak and Swis

Maggie and Mitch said...

What a great post this is, guys! We're very sorry for the loss of your friends.

Love ya lots
Maggie and Mitch

Joe Stains said...

What a great post, Mom is going to quit work early today and get to enjoying the day!

Tweedles -- that's me... said...

You have shared some very wise advise to all of us. You have caused us to stop and think and not take for granted.
We are so sorry for the recent loss of your friends.

We will remember your words
love
tweedles