Live For Today

Tyler - Gibsonia, Pennsylvania
Entered on October 28, 2008
Age Group: Under 18
Themes: carpe diem

Life is precious. With an instant it can be gone. Sure doctors can tell you that you have a certain amount of time before you’re pushing up daisies, but the unimaginable can always happen. This is why I believe that you need to live for today because you might not have a tomorrow.

My dog, Lambert, died awhile ago. He was my best friend. I was very young when he pasted. I always remembered him being bigger than me. He was around 8 when he died. He was a perfectly healthy dog living a good life. His death was a huge shock. And just like that I lost my best friend. The unimaginable happen, no one thought he was going to pass.

People everyday are told life-threatening news, people with such diseases as cancer, aids, etc. This is why we must all live for today. Another thing that goes along with my belief is to live life to the fullest. We all have such great things in our life. Whether it be talents, friends, etc. they are all special. But with all these gifts come cons or things that we don’t like. But we cannot let these things ruin our day or life. One of my personal philosophies is to go with the flow. Things always work out. If you let certain things get to you than you are not living for today.

Most people always think of something that’s going to happen at the end of the week, next month, or a holiday for example. Some people might not make it for the holiday or even tomorrow. Most other people and I cherish that we don’t have an illness that might not allow us to see Friday. There are the people that might not see tomorrow and I pray that they are able to live just one more day to see their loved ones. Luckily that isn’t me, but there is still the possibility of the impossible to happen. This is way we must live for today because we might not have a tomorrow. So go with the flow and live out your life because you never know what is going to happen.