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If Today Were Your Last Day
by William F Heffner

Monday, August 20, 2007
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Psa 118:24 — This [is] the day [which] the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.


 

 

 

If today were your last day,

How would you live?

Would you seek out the needy

And cheerfully give?

 

Would you visit your loved ones

And tell them good-bye,

Praise God and Thank God

And not question why?

 

Or cry and be bitter,

Till the sun starts to set,

Knowing tomorrow,

You're not gonna get.

 

Yes, if today were your last day,

What would you do?

Cry till it's over

Or live till it's through?

 

 

 

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Reviewed by Chanti Niven 12/8/2007
I know what I'd do because I've been in the place where I've faced my own mortality. Yes, there are tears and fears but there is also the gift that presents itself in every moment we're alive. Life is precious. What a gift you have.
Chanti
Reviewed by Jean Pike 8/30/2007
William, this wonderful poem was a gentle reminder for me to prioritize my life (especially as the summer comes to a close, and with it, my vacation from work-- I have been mourning the "last days" of my freedom instead of making the most of them!)
I enjoyed my visit to your den and will visit again soon!
Jean
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 8/21/2007
Pondering your fine piece I believe many would continue as they always have. Nice food for thought.....

Be safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 8/20/2007
Glorious!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 8/20/2007
Beautiful picture, William, with powerful insight: well done.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.



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