With some of the posts about David Bowie finally beginning to wane, I just want to ask everyone a simple question.
Could you imagine how great life could be if we appreciated the people around us as much as we should when it actually matters?
Tributes are great and all, but make sure the people who are important to you know it when they’re still here to hear it. David Bowie obviously knew people thought he was great at the height of his career. I’m sure he knew he had enduring fans. But it should never be our reaction to honor someone the most at their death.
And to those of you who feel uncomfortable when someone lets you know? I feel sorry for you. I don’t know who has crushed you so badly that it makes you not want to know your importance to someone. But people like me are going to let you know whether you like it or not. At that point you have two choices. Either suck it up and deal with it, or make yourself unimportant as some of you choose to do.
Tomorrow isn’t promised to anyone. Make sure people know you care.
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