1. Thoughts about Life # 1

    Thoughts about Life

    Just wanted to share this with you! Life is so fast, sometimes we forget the simple things in it and forget to show how grateful we actually are to have those simple things in our lives.

    In honor of women's history month and in memory of Erma Bombeck who lost her fight with cancer, here is an angel sent to watch over you.

    IF I HAD MY LIFE TO LIVE OVER - by Erma Bombeck
    (written after she found out she was dying from cancer)

    I would have gone to bed when I was sick instead of pretending the earth would go into a holding pattern if I weren't there for the day.
    I would have burned the pink candle sculpted like a rose before it melted in storage.
    I would have talked less and listened more.
    I would have invited friends over to dinner even if the carpet was stained, or the sofa faded.
    I would have eaten the popcorn in the 'good' living room and worried much less about the dirt when someone wanted to light a fire in the fireplace.
    I would have taken the time to listen to my grandfather ramble about his youth.
    I would have shared more of the responsibility carried by my husband.
    I would never have insisted the car windows be rolled up on a summer day because my hair had just been teased and sprayed.
    I would have sat on the lawn with my grass stains.
    I would have cried and laughed less while watching television and more while watching life.
    I would never have bought anything just because it was practical, wouldn't show soil, or was guaranteed to last a lifetime.
    Instead of wishing away nine months of pregnancy, I'd have cherished every moment and realized that the wonderment growing inside me was the only chance in life to assist God in a miracle.
    When my kids kissed me impetuously, I would never have said, "Later. Now go get washed up for dinner."
    There would have been more "I love you's." More "I'm sorry's."
    But mostly, given another shot at life, I would seize every minute...look at it and really see it.
    Live it and never give it back. Stop sweating the small stuff.
    Don't worry about who doesn't like you, who has more, or who's doing what.
    Instead, let's cherish the relationships we have with those who do love us.

  2. Thoughts about Life # 2
    schoene gedanken sind das
    aber leider faellt einem sowas erst auf, wenns schon zu spaet ist. und wenns noch nicht zu spaet ist, dann haben eben andere sachen einen hoeheren stellenwert, eben z.b. die gutsitzende frisur vs. sommerwind im fahrenden auto.
    haette, waere, wenn...

  3. Thoughts about Life # 3
    thanks for sharing.

    I really like her books.
    Actually I didn't even know she had passed away.


  4. Thoughts about Life # 4
    Das ist schoen zum lesen, sollte man sich irgendwo aufhaengen, damit man immer wieder mal dran erinnert wird im Alltagsstress und wenn man sich ueber Kleinigkeiten aufregt.

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