Saturday, February 12, 2011

Sometimes There Isn't Anymore

Happy Valentines Day Everyone!  :D

I have in my possession... an email pass along. I have been saving it for Valentines Day for a long time now (I scheduled this post to post on the 14th... way in advance... just because...) which I think is rather ironic... since the whole point of this pass along message is to tell people how you feel about them, NOW, while you can... to NOT wait; because you never know when it will be too late. LOL! :D Oh well...

Thanks to my  blogging friend, Jules, I changed the post date to today (two days early! ;D) You see, I visited her blog at Trying to Get Over the Rainbow (I'm way behind, bloggers... and may just get further behind - sorry if I read your blogs super late!!!), and noticed that she posted a valentine on Wednesday... to all of her blogger friends! Jules said we could pass it on to our bloggy friends, too, so I am passing it on to each of you, (including you Jules ;), and am inviting you to do the same if you would like to.

Isn't it beautiful? Don't you just feel loved? :D  I love Valentines Day, I really do, because I love people,  A LOT!   :D

OK. now it is time, for the Valentines post that I had already intended to pass along to you. It is a cheesy little pass along that I saved to let YOU... (my friends, family and bloging follower friends) know how much I love and appreciate you. 

I realize it is just a start... that there are much more meaningful and personal sentiments than a pass along; I know I must do more, but for what it is worth I'm sending this out! It is a warm token of affection to each of you, as well as a reminder to you to send out affection and love to the people you care about.
OK, now time for that pass along you've been waiting for...

Subject: sometimes there isn't anymore

One day a woman's husband died, and on that clear, cold morning, in the warmth of their bedroom, the wife was struck with the pain of learning that sometimes there isn't "anymore". No more hugs, no more special moments to celebrate together, no more phone calls just to chat, no more "just one minute." Sometimes, what we care about the most gets all used up and goes away, never to return before we can say good-bye, say "I love you." So while we have it, it's best we love it, care for it, fix it when it's broken and heal it when it's sick. This is true for marriage.....And old cars.... And children with bad report cards, and dogs with bad hips, and aging parents and grandparents. We keep them because they are worth it, because we are worth it. Some things we keep -- like a best friend who moved away or a sister-in-law after divorce. There are just some things that make us happy, no matter what.. Life is important, like people we know who are special.. And so, we keep them close!

I received this from someone who thought I was a 'keeper'! Then I sent it to the people I think of in the same way... Now it's your turn to share this with all those people who are "keepers" in your life, including the person who sent it, if you feel that way.

Suppose one morning you never wake up, do all your friends know you love them? I was thinking...I could die today, tomorrow or next week, and I wondered if I had any wounds needing to be healed, friendships that needed rekindling or three words needing to be said.

Let every one of your friends know you love them. Even if you think they don't love you back, you would be amazed at what those three little words and a smile can do.

And just in case I'm gone tomorrow. I LOVE YA!!!

Live today because tomorrow is not promised.

PS. Friends and family,
you know who you are...
I love YOU!
I really, sincerely do...
Thanks for being YOU! :D


  1. Corine,
    This was quite lovely and so true! Fighting with sickness this week, I have to be honest and admit with individuals who are dying from the flu, that made me wonder if I die will I have said everything I wanted to? Most often I end my conversations with an 'I love you' and I even tell my students because they of all people need to hear it. I sign my e-mails with Love and hugs but is it enough?
    I truly hope so...
    I felt your sincere words and hold them truly is amazing how close I feel to my 'blog' friends as we share chapters in our lives in the most intimate way. What I say on my blog is most times what I couldn't or couldn't say face to face and you all accept me for who I least no one has told me if they don't :)
    Have a happy day!
    love and hugs...

  2. Tracy - Thanks so much for your comment! :D You are an amazing and loving person, and I am REALLY enjoying getting to know you! Keep being yoruself and letting us get to know you, because you are one loveable lady! ;D

    Corine :D

  3. Corine, I just love that, so touching.
    Thank you so much for that.

  4. Crystal, you are so very welcome! :)


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