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Today Matters

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Today Matters

the way you live your life 
is a gift to those 
who come after 
make it a fantastic one 
moments you empower 
energy you send 
to those you love 
the scene unfolding 
right outside your window 
is worth more than any 
beautiful picture 
the humble sandwich 
you are having for lunch 
is as profound as dining 
in the fanciest restaurant 
today is your time 
yesterday is a memory 
tomorrow only a fantasy 
today is happening 
today matters 
waste not a precious moment

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  1. Date: 10/17/2013 7:25:00 AM

    i love it,,,, the last 4 lines are so rich with truth,,,,

  1. Date: 9/8/2013 10:49:00 AM

    Love your words of wisdom that we all should take a moment and feel. This poem is breathtaking luv. Wishing you a great week ahead. Hugs and love, Gail

  1. Date: 9/8/2013 10:21:00 AM

    How badly some need this deep reminder right now. Forge the path. Nicely done.