Family passing. We all know that we are headed the same direction and will end up where our lives lead us. Last night we lost a dear Aunt in our birth city. She passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer. Having dealt with cancer without brother in 2010, I know that this is devastating and hard to handle. This illness is serious business and does not hold back for anyone.
After many years of traveling to our hometown during the holidays or spring breaks, we would always, as a family, visit our Uncle and Aunts bakery to catch up,and well enjoy some freshly baked pastries, to which they would generously provide us. Along with a cold Coke and that was absolute delight to me and my 8 brothers and sisters. I will always be grateful for what they did for us and will always keep them close to our memories.
If you are ever in or near this type of situation, take time to recognize that we are all in this world for only a short time, making the most out of each and every day must be at the top of our lists of to does than anything else that happens. Embrace those family members as often as possible that are near to each one of you. You will be glad you did.