HSMSHS on Facebook: Wisdom For The Weekend

This week’s Wisdom For The Weekend is inspired by the Garth Brooks song If Tomorrow Never Comes.

Sometimes late at night
I lie awake and watch her sleeping
She’s lost in peaceful dreams
So I turn out the lights and lay there in the dark
And the thought crosses my mind
If I never wake up in the morning
Would she ever doubt the way I feel
About her in my heart
If tomorrow never comes

Will she know how much I loved her
Did I try in every way to show her every day
That she’s my only one
And if my time on earth were through
And she must face the world without me
Is the love I gave her in the past
Gonna be enough to last
If tomorrow never comes

‘Cause I’ve lost loved ones in my life
Who never knew how much I loved them
Now I live with the regret
That my true feelings for them never were revealed
So I made a promise to myself
To say each day how much she means to me
And avoid that circumstance
Where there’s no second chance to tell her how I feel
If tomorrow never comes

Will she know how much I loved her
Did I try in every way to show her every day
That she’s my only one
And if my time on earth were through
And she must face the world without me
Is the love I gave her in the past
Gonna be enough to last
If tomorrow never comes

So tell that someone that you love
Just what you’re thinking of
If tomorrow never comes

My take on these lyrics is this gorgeous photo of my son,taken earlier this year, just after he’d moved from his cot to a big boy bed.
I don’t know the Garth Brooks version, but I do know the one by Ronan Keating. A particularly apt song for him just now, after the tragic and unexpected death of his friend and bandmate Stephen Gately, who was just 32 years old.
Don’t forget to tell your loved ones just how much you love them.

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