Monday, November 17, 2008

Carpe Diem ~ Seize the Day!


My daughter loves to write. I found this going into the garbage, retrieved it and asked her permission to post it. (14 years old at the time of this-she is now 15).
Carpe Diem ~ Seize the Day!
There comes a time and moment in our lives when we must say good-bye to a person we love dearly, that is a part of us; a piece of our hearts. When that time draws near, we wish time could just freeze. We wish fate would take back any mistakes made, mend any hearts broken, or wrong decisions made.

Time does not freeze, it continually moves. It stops for no one. As time moves forward, our lives move forward. Unlike time, there comes a point when our lives come to an end; therefore, it is imperative that we take the time in our life and live according to the Latin phrase, “carpe diem”-Seize the Day! Abraham Lincoln once said, “It’s not the years in your life that counts, but it’s the life in your years!” Live each day knowing that it will never come back to you.

Out of the mouth of babes! Who said, "kids should only be seen and not heard!"

@2008 A Cup of Tea with Duong

3 comments:

  1. That is so awesome! It amazes me how teens can be so wise beyond their years. This also shows how a loving atmosphere -- and a Mom who is aware of her child's talents, dreams, and even insecurities (trash can?! SO not where this belonged!) -- can propel those gifts even further. Kudos! Keep writing. :)

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  2. Oh, she definitely gets those writing skills from her MAMA that is for sure. She has always seemed a bit "wise" for her age anyways...but this is just proof! Keep her keeping on my friend!

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  3. She is so beautiful!
    Love the writing!!

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