Scott Patrick Erwin
February 1, 2022
At the moment is the Tomorrow that we weren’t promised Yesterday. You see, somebody died yesterday. After all, many individuals died yesterday. It might have been me, otherwise you, but it surely was not. Nevertheless, somebody did truly die yesterday. Not simply anybody, however somebody died as I used to be watching my very own life slide down a street. It was in a spot recognized for tragedy, close to the place James Dean misplaced his life in a quick sports activities automobile. Satirically, it’s named Cholome, that means “Peace” in Hebrew. Now, a person no much less necessary to the world to somebody, to some household, someplace, has died there too. I didn’t know him. I’ll by no means have the chance to know him. Nevertheless, I’ll always remember his title or how he died immediately by no fault of his personal. His title was David.
It’s true; that second when time slows down within the time warp of an accident. It actually occurs. I skilled it as a car crossed the double yellow strains on a two lane street in heavy site visitors. I used to be sitting within the passenger seat and watched that break up second occur, occur in gradual movement. It was as if my hyper-conscious thoughts stated to itself, “Holy Shit! That automobile goes to hit us. This isn’t going to finish properly.” (I added the Holy Shit) After which it did. It did hit us. And when it was all completed, it didn’t finish properly. 4 automobiles had been strewn about, and one individual was not going to see Tomorrow, that At the moment we’re not promised Yesterday. The tomorrow that’s right this moment.
Life is fragile. So, very, very fragile. Nobody, typically, walks into their day with the expectation of dying. But, nevertheless small that chance is, it exists for all of us. Yesterday I awoke not anticipating to expertise that scenario. It was a street journey. A day like some other day. Drive from right here to there after which return dwelling from there to right here. We do it on a regular basis. In so many various methods – driving down the street, strolling throughout the road, a practice experience to work, a flight to a different metropolis, or simply going out our door. Dying can and does occur to many within the blink of a watch.
Should you knew Tomorrow wouldn’t occur, how would you reside right this moment? Life is about dwelling right this moment. Life is about dwelling and making a life right this moment. As a result of we’re not promised tomorrow. Should you assume you’ve gotten one thing to do on this life, some goal, some mission, some nice quest, do it right this moment. Put your life in movement. Definitely leaving this earth is a tragedy, nevertheless the best tragedy is leaving it with out finishing what you had been positioned right here to do. Don’t wait. Don’t assume you’ve gotten time to finish all of it. As a result of tomorrow might by no means come. All you’ve gotten is right this moment, the tomorrow you weren’t promised yesterday.
As a result of…Life is LIke Us.