Peace Truth

life or wishing ~



I read of a man who stood to speak at the funeral of a friend.

He referred to the dates on her tombstone from the beginning to the end.

He noted that first came the date of her birth and spoke the following date with tears, but he said what mattered most was the dash between those years,

For that dash represents all the time she spent alive on earth.

And now only those who loved her know what that little line is worth.

For it matters not how much we own; the cars, the house, the cash; what matters is how we live and love and spend our dash.

So think about this long and hard.

Are there things you’d like to change?

For you never know how much time is left,

That can still be rearranged.

If we could slow down enough

The way other people feel.

To consider what’s true and accurate

And always try to understand

And be less quick to anger. And show appreciation more And love the people in our lives As we've never loved before. If we treat each other with respect And more often wear a smile, Remember that this special dash Might only last a little while.

Sorry, when your eulogy is being read

With your life’s actions to rehash,

Would you be proud of the things they say

About how you spent your dash?


By Peace Truth

Life is like a bunch of roses. Some sparkle like raindrops. Some fade when there's no sun. Some just fade away in time. Some dance in many colors. Some drop with hanging wings. Some make you fall in love. The beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Life you can be sure of, you will not get out ALIVE.(sorry about that)

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