Anything that needs to be done, should be done right away.
If you have been reading my blog, you’ll know who said that. But, that’s besides the point. A few days ago, a close, vibrant, healthy, and full of life relative had a seizure in the middle of a conversation with a fellow nurse.
All she remembered was drawing a blank and then falling, unable to do anything.
“Man is like a breath: his days are like passing shadows” – Psalms 144:4
She had several seizures. I think I was naive when I called to find out how she was doing. Since I didn’t know how bad seizures are, I began our phone conversation with high spirits. But, when I heard my cousin’s voice and found out she could barely open her mouth to eat, could barely move, could barely stand, was terribly shaken….I froze.
And then all she could mutter was death. She said in pidgin-English –
“Death is easy. Death is easy. I saw it…I saw it…“
That’s when I knew it was bad. She kept talking about it and I just froze. All she wanted to do was tell me to live. She wanted me to know –
Anything that needs to be done should be done right away.
If you have a vision, do it right away. No matter how much you learn about sugar, it makes no difference until you taste it, at which point you get it.
Be your best and empower people. That’s the best you can do in the here and now.
We thank God she is alive. In the words of Louis, “Life is too short to be boring.”
H. Jackson elaborates on “Life is too short to be boring” when he says,
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover ― H. Jackson Brown Jr.
So do what needs to be done.
Start with family (Family is gold)
Do it right away!!!
One Love, One Spirit,
Stay Humble! Stay Strong!
Life is not full of surprises: YOU ARE!
[PS: Please, put her in your prayers. Name is Saaghe]
Photo courtesy of @frulouis (instagram).