There are days when you realize that life is too short.
But at the end of the day, life is all these things and it is precious.
You never know when your time on this earth is up. That is why we should live every day to the fullest. It's so easy to take things for granted, people for granted.
Losing a loved one is probably the most difficult thing anyone would ever have to go through in their lives.
But at least they are up in Heaven, waiting for us, watching over us. Breathing into us everything that they missed, wished they could do or to just try and remind us in little ways how cherished our time on earth is.
I write this with many particular people in mind.
People that have lost someone, people I have lost, my friends have lost, family has lost.
It's so easy to get into the hustle and bustle of life and not stop for a moment and truly enjoy everything in the now. In this moment.
I'm one to talk.
My head is buried in the sand half the time, but I do promise myself that this year I am going to live in the now.
Take care of myself and the ones that I love. Smile more. Laugh. Love.
You're supposed to live your life with no regrets. Stop living in the past and look forward to the future. What is the point of always looking back? Wanting to change things. That isn't how you live life.
You learn from your mistakes, you take the moral out of your experiences and let the rest go.
So...as it is said so many times...but we never truly stop to think about the actual words and what they unequivocally mean;