Wednesday, 8 May 2013

DAY 8 - May Challenge



My advice today is simple (and a little depressing, sorry):

Make the most of your loved ones!

It sounds very simple but we all lead such busy lives that we don't always think about what could happen one day. Make sure you spend time with people you love, send flowers, say thank you, appreciate them and don't waste time arguing. Tell them you love them.

I say this because I lost my dad in 2010 very suddenly and unexpected.  He was only 61...no age at all. I thought we had plenty of time left. He wasn't ill or unhealthy in anyway, there were no signs. I wish I'd made the most of him and that we'd spent more time together.


20 comments:

  1. So true Rowena that we must enjoy our lives with others that we love. We can get so caught up in everyday things and its the people we see that really matter. Very sorry about your father.
    KaTy Did at: Life's Ride As I See It

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    1. Thanks KT, good to hear from you too!

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  2. Great advice, but so easy to forget as KT said. Lovely graphics, again.

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    1. Hi Rachel thanks for stopping by. Glad you like my artwork!

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  3. that is great advice, so true so true as well. amazing artwork i really love this one...really really do

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    1. Thanks poke, I quite like this one too! I'm trying out more ideas now, there's no stopping me x

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  4. I'm so sorry to hear about your dad. Great advice, simple and true xoxo

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    1. Thanks Lola, it's tough sometimes. The best advice is often the simplest :)

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  5. You are so right, it is truly the most important aspect of life.

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    1. Hi Imogen, glad you think so...me too :)

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  6. This is great advise. I'm so sorry to hear about your dad. I'm going to hub my family a little tighter tonight.
    Ginny

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    1. Hi ginny, that sounds lovely :)

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  7. I'm sorry to hear that, wishing nothing but great things for you!

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    1. Can you wish me my perfect job comes along too!

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  9. So sorry for your loss, you are absolutely right. we have to make the most out of our time spent with loved ones because you never know when they will leave us. Live each day like it's your last!

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    1. That's what I try to do now, it's not easy because we are all so caught up in other things!

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  10. This is beautiful advice. It's why I never leave family or say goodnight before saying "I love you." And your pretty little drawing is so sweet.

    Kristen's latest #BlogEveryDayInMay post: Everyday in May: Honesty is the key

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  11. Simple but so true! I lost my dad in 2001 unexpectedly and we do take a lot things and people for granted without even realising, I'm going to give my mum a hug now when I get home lol :)

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