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If Today Was Your Last Day

If today was your last day, would you spend it wondering if he likes you? Detailing your feelings for him in a private journal, secretly hoping that he felt the same intense longing for you. Or would you scream your words from the rooftops, announcing to the world what your heart is yearning to release?

If today was your last day, would you dream of climbing the highest mountain? Reaching unimaginable heights, viewing the world beneath your toes and feeling the wind brush your skin. Or would you dare yourself to do what scares you, approach your biggest fears, strap on your hiking boots and start climbing?

If today was your last day, would you sleep it away, unable to witness another sunrise? Would you keep your eyes closed to all the precious beauty that surrounds you? Or would you watch a rainbow form in the distance, a flower regain life from the light of the sun, a mother bird feed her young or a spider spin its web?

If today was your last day, would you escape to a quiet oasis alone? Reflect on the joyful years that God gave you, the laughs and tears that encompass your memories. Or would you find comfort in others, reminiscing of the past with your friends and loved ones until the very end?

If today was your last day, would you cry over the life you lived? Would you regret the moments that caused you pain, or the people you didn’t get the chance to call? Or would you smile at the good times and be grateful for the bad?

If today was your last day, would you sit on the sidelines, accepting that you accomplished all that you could? Or would you seek out all the knowledge that life offered you and immerse yourself in something you’ve always wanted to do, in something you’ve always wanted to learn?

If today was your last day, would you be remembered as a kind soul? Would people who knew you feel blessed, and those who didn’t wish they had met you? Would the differences you made reflect the work of a loving heart, and your photos be embodied in a locket or perched on a mantle?

If it was your final hours, would you love harder than ever before? Feel stronger than ever before? Breathe deeper than ever before, and smile wider than ever before? If you didn’t know today was your last day, what would you do?

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