Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Life

Treat your family honorably and in the right way now.

Jobs, status and school: Yes, they are important, but not the most important thing as people seem to forget and jeopardize everything trying to get ahead.

In the end, it will not be your job or status that will come to care and visit you on your deathbed.
It will be your family who is there, that is if you happened to be there for them earlier.

4 comments:

A Doc 2 Be said...

I'm sorry this is happening in your family. No words, just support. I can relate in more ways than I have ever written on my blog.

rnraquel said...

Wise words, very true.

NP Odyssey said...

AD2B, everything is going well and the people I want in my life are there. Actually this post was just a thought and not related to family.
Although, I am pleased to see the family members who only have selfish means start to fade out of my life.

RNR, Just something we all seem to forget, and has been said a thousand of different ways.

Candi said...

My mom lived with us in her final days and she & she would love to sit outside. So every morning I'd wheel her outside and we'd sit. Sometimes we'd talk, sometimes not. It was then & there that I came to this same conclusion. We all get so caught up in work and in having "stuff" that we forget that life is about living and sharing those living moments with the ones you love and the ones who love you. When I thought about it I decided that I would NEVER again put any job ahead of my family. I actually had to quit my job to care for my mother. But up until that point so much of my life had been consumed by my job, but never again. It was then that I decided to become a NP. I knew from watching my mom die in front of my eyes that I wanted to contribute more to this world than what I had been contributing. I knew too that I didn't want to be consumed with work & I knew a NP at the time who only worked 3 days a week. I decided right then to go back to school and I haven't looked back since. Sad that it took my mother passing to make me realize that, but it did. I miss her every day.