As you all know, I rarely reblog, but I had to share this, it is beautiful and full of very true wisdom! Having dealt with similar issues with my wife, and the words she also tried to share with people, this is just amazing.
Soon I Will be Gone Forever, but That’s Okay as Long as Someone Reads This.
I am only 24 years old, yet I have actually already chosen my last tie. It’s the one that I will wear on my funeral (above) a few months from now. It may not match my suit, but I think it’s perfect for the occasion.
The cancer diagnosis came too late to give me at least a tenuous hope for a long life, but I realized that the most important thing about death is to ensure that you leave this world a little better than it was before you existed with your contributions . The way I’ve lived my life so far, my existence or more precisely the loss of it, will not matter because I have lived without doing anything impactful.
Before, there were so many things that occupied my mind. When I learned…
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2 thoughts on “Dying Man, 24, Leaves an Awesome Message That Everyone Should Read:”
Hey Ravyn, Thanks for re-posting this. Such important words and we hear them over and over from people in this person’s situation. Will we ever learn?
Sadly, more often than not, people see things like this, talk about how inspiring it is and move on with their life. Not truly letting it affect them. I always find that ever so sad!