Wish I Just Had Five More Minutes | One More Chance
Posted by dare2baware
I have already posted this on www.Luvy.Org – JUST 5 MORE MINUTES
BUT, it really made me think and here I am…
Isn’t it one of these things, where you wished you had ‘JUST’ those 5 more minutes??
FIVE more minutes to say THANK YOU…
FIVE more minutes to LOVE, to say I LOVE YOU…
and there are so many more examples we could ALL mention here…
WHAT would you do or say with your ‘five minutes’ if you had a choice?
I dedicate ‘Five More Minutes’ to JOEL, my Grandson and to GUNTER, my Dad… we’ve had those 5 More Minutes … either way… and I am SO SO grateful
Just Five More Minutes
While at the park one day, a woman sat down next to a man on a bench near a playground.
“That’s my son over there,” she said, pointing to a little boy in a red sweater who was gliding down the slide.
“He’s a fine looking boy” the man said. “That’s my daughter on the bike in the white dress.”
Then, looking at his watch, he called to his daughter. “What do you say we go, Melissa?”
Melissa pleaded, “Just five more minutes, Dad. Please? Just five more minutes.”
The man nodded and Melissa continued to ride her bike to her heart’s content. Minutes passed and the father stood and called again to his daughter. “Time to go now?”
Again Melissa pleaded, “Five more minutes, Dad. Just five more minutes.”
The man smiled and said, “OK.”
“My, you certainly are a patient father,” the woman responded.
The man smiled and then said, “Her older brother Tommy was killed by a drunk driver last year while he was riding his bike near here. I never spent much time with Tommy and now I’d give anything for just five more minutes with him. I’ve vowed not to make the same mistake with Melissa.
She thinks she has five more minutes to ride her bike. The truth is, I get Five more minutes to watch her play.”
Life is all about making priorities, what are your priorities?
Give someone you love 5 more minutes of your time today!
Filed under: Mind | Body | Spirit on August 15th, 2012