Treat every single day, every single moment, like it’s the most important of your life. After all, this moment is truly the only thing we’re guaranteed. So, live in it, love it, and remember- just being alive IS the special occasion.
Tomorrow is never promised. Maybe that special occasion may never arrive. If we’ve learned something else this year, it’s that even the best-laid plans can get derailed. Weddings, graduations, anniversaries, family vacations, and milestone birthday parties…in other words, all those special occasions…canceled. Even in “normal” times, we have no guarantee that those special occasions we’re waiting for will actually come to pass. That’s part of life, part of living. It’s also what makes being alive the special occasion all on its own.
It’s important to remind ourselves that life is absolutely miraculous, that there’s no occasion more special than simply waking up every morning. When we realize just how many people don’t get to experience that, how many aren’t waking up today, we learn to appreciate it a bit more