“You only get one shot – ” at life. Live it now. Don’t keep it in reserve against a day you might not have.
Life is too short:
- To be scared to make mistakes. Your worst mistakes will be your best lessons
- To not chase your dream; to fear the risk of failing at it. Never realising that it is better to fail while reaching for the stars than succeeding at what you never really wanted in the first place
- To fear taking risks – unaware that the biggest risk is to live as long as you hoped without really doing the things you dreamt of
- To worry about the trivial and waste what will never come back. Time. We say time is money – but money can be borrowed – time can’t .
- To feel guilty about doing nothing – sometimes just laugh a little more , lie in bed all day , watch your favourite tv shows, binge on all your favourite food – without regret
- To put off that “trip of a lifetime” for next year – find a way to make it happen. Your kids can come along. Your job isn’t going anywhere and someone will feed the dog
- To not tell the ones you love that you love them often enough- assuming you have another day
- To complain and hold grudges that hurt you more than anyone else
Having said all this – I know that life is not only short , it is sometimes hard. It becomes profoundly complicated for us to chase our dreams.
But why ?
Almost all of us live a life for the approval of others. It’s hardly a life of our own
So take out time to live your life ..your way. Do what matters to you .. and if you don’t know what it is yet .. that’s ok too .. take out time to find out
Live your live now !
When I look into your eyes .. I don’t see perfection. I don’t see a fairytale. What I do see is someone who will fight for me and protect me and love me no matter what.
You know my darkest secrets .. you’ve seen me at my worst .. you know I’m far from perfect .. even a wreck most times .. but you love me anyway
You’ve made me laugh, you’ve hugged me tight , you’ve wiped my tears , you’ve picked me up when I fell and you’ve applauded when I succeeded
You are a promise that I need no one else as long as I have you I need no one else – you are my best friend forever
And although you and I are unsure about most little and big things in life I am certain that we love each other and will continue to forever .. no matter what
And right now …. I would do anything to have you bury your head in my chest and snuggle up to you
Entangle my fingers and legs in yours .. tell you not to stare at me ..
Tell you not to talk to me .. but when u don’t ask you why you’re not talking. Crib and take out my frustration on you
I would do anything to just be able to have you next to me right now
Different people have different versions of what love is. Most describe it as a feeling or an emotion associated with certain behaviours.
I for one have now come to believe that love is a decision.
A decision to commit. A decision not to give up. A decision to work things out. A decision not to leave things up to fate but to pursue the happiness that the relationship brings to you.
I used to believe that love is a mushy feeling of butterflies in your stomach and skipping a heartbeat every time you laid eyes on that special someone – but I guess that’s the falling in love part
Falling in love could be a feeling.
But you see the thing about feelings is that they are here today and gone tomorrow. Today I feel I like having pizza and tomorrow I don’t
Many a times we confuse the idea of falling in love with true love
You see, when we are falling in love, It’s a passive act. We don’t have to do much. Everything comes naturally.And hence we start to expect love to be just that – to happen
True love is what comes after the falling part
True love is a lot of hard work. Take losing weight for example. You know what you need to do to lose weight. You will not always feel like working out, or sticking to a diet and it will not always easy or enjoyable
Love is the same. It’s a choice.
There will be times when you’d rather be selfish, do your own thing – but then in these moments you make a decision: do I choose to love or not? And once you answer this question, you’re committed and you stick to your decisions despite the obstacles.
Many a times when my husband and I are in a fight I tell him “it shouldn’t be this difficult” , “ it should be effortless “
But life is not all fair weather then how can love be. Just like you hit obstacles in your life – be it work, traveling, buying a house, you will hit obstacles with your partner, too. But how why are we are ready to overcome them in any other area of our lives but love? How come when it comes to relationships the moment we experience difficulties we consider giving up? We don’t quit our jobs if we make a mistake. Why quit relationships
When I fell in love with my husband ,God gave me a very precious gift.
But there is one thing that most of us tend to ignore. It’s what’s written on the gift box that reads: Fragile. So fall in love – accept the beautiful gift – and decide to take care of it. Don’t neglect it or kick it around. Chose to handle with care and love – and fix it if you start to see some wear and tear
Thanks for joining me!
Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton