Tomorrow May Never Come

Back in March while I was in Mesa, Arizona I telephoned a “friend” in the Toledo, Ohio area and asked if he’d like to get together over coffee when I returned to Toledo in April.

Then in April, shortly after my return, in another telephone conversation, my “friend” said “I’ll call you on Monday and we’ll meet for coffee.” A month has passed, and no call.

That is not the first time that same thing or something similar has happened to me, not only from this “friend” but from others, friends and relatives, as well.

How many times do people say “I’ll call you tomorrow” or “I’ll see you tomorrow” or “We’ll get together soon” or any other number of things like that? And then, nothing more happens.

I suggest you click on the following links to view and read (and/or listen to) the contents contained therein. As you do so, read carefully, reflect, and introspect.

Newsvine: Tomorrow may never come
Help Others: Cherish Life Today for Tomorrow May Never Come
Stepcase Lifehack: Tomorrow May Never Come by Adrian Savage
Tomorrow May Never Come, a poem by Bramwell Quinton
Cat’s in the Cradle from Wikipedia
YouTube: Harry Chapin – Cat’s in the Cradle

Live today.
Keep in touch with loved ones, family, and friends.
Write that letter today. Send that e-mail today. Make that call today. Pay that visit today.
Tomorrow may never come.

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About Roland Hansen

I have been: an organization development consultant; a college-level instructor of political science, psychology, and sociology; a public administrator; a social worker; an elected official; a political operative; a community activist; a union official; a shoe salesman and manager, a factory worker; a fast food restaurant employee; and, a custodian.
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2 Responses to Tomorrow May Never Come

  1. Tim Higgins says:

    Mi Amigo,

    You made me feel guilty that the 3 Amigos have yet to gather at the Cantina. I know that there are busy schedules for all, and I seem to be spending far too much time living out of a suitcase; but since you have driven the point home is such a dramatic way this will need to happen.

  2. Claire Soh says:

    Hi!

    Greetings from Singapore.

    Thank you for sharing this message!

    ^_^

    We all need reminders to live today and seize the day! Cheers!

    Claire

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