Be inspired!

Today, I’ll be accompanying my grandmother to the hospital for some tests. Yesterday, I found out that pain she’s been complaining about is a stomach aneurism, not ulcers like she’s been saying. Also turns out, she knew.

Finding the good: we’re going to attempt making this 79 year-old woman stop smoking. May the force be with us. If we succeed, she will have finally quit and her health will improve. If we don’t succeed, we tried. I’m fortunate enough to be with her now through all of this, no matter what happens.

Be inspired: value life NOW, not when the imminence of death becomes unavoidably visible. Share your love. Make it known. Spend time with the elderly. Spend time with the sick. Spend time with the people you love but have been too busy– or “too busy” –to connect with. Volunteer. Mentor. Help.

March 5, 2010 | filed under inspiring, pay attention 


2 Responses to “Be inspired!”

  1. Walter on March 7th, 2010 8:53 pm

    Too many times I caught myself neglecting the people I care. Never did I realize the very thin line between life and death. Having learned my lessons in the past, I try my best to give my time and effort to the people I love. 🙂

  2. Leandra on March 8th, 2010 11:00 pm

    “Never did I realize the very thin line between life and death.”

    And we can usually never see it. Glad you do. 🙂

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