Death is a challenge…

Death is a challenge. It tells us not to waste time. It tells us to tell each other right now that we love each other.

Leo Buscaglia (1924–98)

52 thoughts on “Death is a challenge…”

  1. Death can take us to the bottom of the pit of despair.
    Leo Buscaglia (1924–98) covers us and wraps us in the cloak of urgency, we have no time to waste.
    Blessed Sabbath Poet

  2. This is true. I heard of someone dying this morning whom I had not seen for many many years, due to a complicated relationship we had. When I got the news I teared up, realizing that I perhaps could have done more. She wasn’t someone I personally loved but GOD loves her and I did feel convicted about that. There’s is always stuff to learn…

    1. Carol, Yeah. There are a lot of people that I’m not in touch with for a host of reasons… but they are all human beings who deserve, like all other human beings, to be loved.


      David

  3. it seems to me that in doing so we can only be authentic once we can live with, nay in our awareness of our mortality – otherwise the declaration of love may be more floatsome –

  4. I like this. I often find myself looking at my life to-do list and wondering if I’ll finish it all before I die. I take comfort in knowing that I’m reaching goals and while I might not reach them all, it won’t be because I didn’t do as much as I could with the time I had.

    1. That sounds really healthy and positive, Melissa. You should give yourself credit – many people don’t achieve that sort of peace of mind.


      David

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