The 54th Deadline: Life’s always going to give you another chance if you’re constantly persistent.
Life, you really want to keep tacking on once again another catalyst, another wake-up call for me, to get into action. Don’t you? Don’t you?!
So yesterday at work, I found out a coworker of mine literally died. Straight up, he died the other night.
I worked with this coworker just last weekend, and now he is gone. Needless to say, I was pretty rattled yesterday.
Though I was not great friends with him by any means, I thought my coworker was a good guy. He worked hard and always had a great attitude about everything. Outside from the restaurant, I didn’t know much about him. I knew he had a bit of trouble with the law, but he clearly was getting his act together for a long while.
Like me, he was on his own respective journey to salvage his life.
Such a shame. Such a shame.
Life certainly is too short. We take it for granted, and then poof! It ends.
You don’t think about death until it pops up out of the blue. For the past day, I have thought about my own mortality. Have I done enough with my own existence?
Ultimately, I have concluded a startling “no” at this point in the game.
I have not done enough. Continue reading