I went sky divin'Tim McGraw
I went Rocky Mountain climbing
I went 2.7 seconds on a bull named Fu Man Choo
And I loved deeper,
And I spoke sweeter
And I gave forgiveness I've been denying
And some day I hope you get the chance,
To live like you were dyin'
Sometimes I wonder what outrageous things I would do if I knew that I would die in a week. I wonder if there would be certain persons whom I would bend over backwards to see. I wonder if I'd be nervous or totally content with the way my lifed had unfolded.
I would. I would have no regrets. I have learned many things from many people and experiences in my life; through these people I have been able to experience, happiness, love, and appreciation.
Even the painful, and hurtful experiences have been worthwhile, for how can one truly understand and appreicate happiness if s/he has known no sadness? How can one truly experience love, if s/he has never known hurt. How can one truly revel in completing goals, if s/he has never had setbacks.
I don't want to go just yet. There are goals that I have not completed yet, and I would love to see those things through to the end. However, I would still have no regrets.
Honestly, if I knew I was going to die soon:
- I think I would try sky-divin'.
- I wouldn't climb a mountain, but maybe I would jump off of a platform diving board.
- I don't really have anyone to forgive, because I try to do that frequently, and thankfully I am not consistently hurt by those close to me, so forgiveness is not a daily chore.
- I don't know how I could love deeper, and even if I were dying, I wouldn't want to love any deeper.
- I'd donate blood one last time, and make sure I was set to be an organ donor.
- I'd have one last party with all of my friends, and aquaintances especially those with whom I'd fallen out of touch.
- I'd hug my sisters, my mother, my brother, and my dad [okay and maybe I'd finally let my dog lick me in my face].
- I'd sing one last song with my cousin [one of our originals]
- I'd hold my godchildren and tell them how much they mean to me.
- I'd go to church, and sit on the front row
- I'd make sure I was right with my lord and savior Jesus Christ
- And I'd thank my daddy for pointing me in the right direction.