Make a difference, be a blessing

2016-06-22 06:00

PEOPLE need to put other people before themselves especially when it comes to holidays or special days. It’s not just the name of a day, it is there because many people forget to spoil those they love and treat them like kings and queens or make time to be with them.

We take people for granted and assume they are going to be there when we wake up. Fighting on these auspicious occasions is selfish and immature. You never know when you going to see them again.

Life is short and so is time together, it’s limited.

Our journey on Earth is spent easily, years go by and before you know it, you are gone or your loved one has left, forever out of your life. Did you show them how much you loved and valued their heart and soul?

Did you spend the days proclaiming your love and showing you care, bestowing them with gifts, smiles, advice, prayer and hugs.

Once they leave, you are alone and empty and the void can never really be replaced because you will never find the same person with those feelings and emotional makeup again, they are unique.

Treasure moments not fighting over petty things or being underhanded when we live not for earthly things we store up but for heavenly reward, for the amazing ways we touched other lives.

Work, money and life passes by, but family and friends are forever. What have you done to show you are there, making the best of the time you were privileged to share? You will never have it back. Make a difference and be a blessing. Live like there’s no tomorrow, celebrate the day and the people God puts in our lives. Make memories to last a lifetime.

Y. OPPERMAN

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