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Thoughts about living life to the fullest....

Jus recently,
I was listening to the radio and an old song popped on....
Live Like You Were Dying
by Tim McGraw.

It renewed my perspective about living life to the fullest... :-)

Basically, the song talks about someone who was told they had a terminal illness and their advice about living life to the fullest....

Seems like the holidays tend to bring a lot of funerals (I talked to about the 8th person with a funeral over the past 2 weeks!) so, I thought I'd post the link, for anyone who wants to see the lyrics or hear the song....

Lyrics:
http://www.lyrics007.com/Tim%20McGraw%20Lyrics/Live%20Like%20You%20Were%20Dying%20%28revised%20lyrics%29%20Lyrics.html

"Live Like You Were Dying" Music Video
http://music.yahoo.com/video/default.asp?vid=2170761


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Tue. Apr 18, 11:42am

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I love that song!!

Tuesday, April 18, 2006, 12:06 PM

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Yes!

Those are great lyrics! I also like the song-- forget the exact title-- I Hope You Will Dance!
Anyway, I often find myself getting caught up in stuff that isn't important and I have to remind myself that there are so many beautiful things in life and to enjoy them, especially my 2 precious boys who are growing up too quickly. Life is too short to stress over the little things! Happy day everyone!

Tuesday, April 18, 2006, 12:29 PM

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life is just the passing of time; have the time of your life!

Tuesday, April 18, 2006, 1:23 PM

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the song is actually about tim mcgraws dad who was diagnosed with cancer and actually died and his son wrote the song....

Tuesday, April 18, 2006, 2:41 PM

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It really hit me when I heard it-- one of my colleagues at work is going through cancer right now!

Tuesday, April 18, 2006, 5:41 PM

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To the 2:41 poster--thanks for the insite, I knew from the passion in the song that it had to be something close to home...

Tuesday, April 18, 2006, 5:42 PM

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2:41 poster(me)

i bout the single of that Cd for my mom who got diagnosed 1 1/2 years ago and we are still going thru treatments ..its a very real song to me..im in my early 40's as he was when his fater passed

Tuesday, April 18, 2006, 7:59 PM

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One of my co-workers is going through cancer. There are some students supporting him via "Relay for Life" this weekend in Michigan. I plan to walk in support of him as well.

This song reminds me of him--he's one tough cookie-- in the face of a seemingly aggressive cancer, he sends out emails that are impossibly funny, but at the same time make me want to cry. It's incredible how finding out that a person has a terminal illness at a young age can change your perspective on life.

Tuesday, April 18, 2006, 11:54 PM

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