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Friday, April 17, 2015

When Tomorrow Never Comes


Today's word prompt is Tomorrow

If I've learned anything these past few years and even more so in the past few weeks is that we are not guaranteed another tomorrow. 

As I write this I am on my way to Oregon. I'll be speaking and presentting to a few church groups, but I'm also going to visit with some dear friends who just had a baby (need to sniff a newborn's head) and so important for me, I'll also be visiting my Grandpa. 

Grandpa S. turned 100 this past December. I want to make sure that I have a time to sit and visit with him and find out more about his history. It's going to be a special visit.

As I packed for this trip yesterday I saw a Facebook status from my uncle. My Grandpa C.--my dad's father--passed away yesterday. I won't have another tomorrow with him. I didn't have very many yesterdays with him either. This makes me sad. 



Grandpa C. was 88 when he passed away. He served as a police officer in Detroit, was a successful business man in , and so much more that I don't even know because this life I live doesn't give me as many todays with those I love as I would like. 

When I sit down with Grandpa S. on Tuesday next week, I'm going to treasure every moment because while tomorrow isn't guaranteed, today is and today is what I'll make sure to make the most of.


This is my Grandpa S. two years ago, with my mom (on his right)
and my brother and 3 sisters.




3 comments:

  1. Hi...how long can i store this in fridge n also can i heat it a little before taking it?

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  2. AmysAdventuresApril 25, 2015

    If you aren't going to use it within a week you might want to put it in the fridge. I wouldn't heat it, but maybe stir the dose into a warm drink....Try it and let me know how it works.

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  3. Debbie BrownApril 30, 2015

    Hi Amy! I just found your site 10 minutes ago and I already love your adventures! I'm a 55 year old PhD Candidate, Fulbright scholar currently in Zambia. I have an apartment in Lusaka, but right now I'm in Katete, Eastern Province, until August. I go home (sniffle sniffle) at the end of August. Anyway, I'm a Christian too, and in the process of adopting a 7 yr old Zambian girl., which is how I came to find this blog! I just wanted to say thank you so much for posting such good information. I will definitely email your friend. Haha! Everyone but me knew I would come home with a child. God didn't tell me until after I got here. Keep up the good work, and I'll keep reading! My website, btw, is www.allthingschewa.com. Sincerely, Debbie Brown

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