Sometimes, I think we lose sight of things when it comes to the people that are around us.
I think we forget that..there is no cosmic law binding them to us. There is no promise that they will always be there for us. That their presence will always be gauranteed.
I think..sometimes we forget that the people around us are there by chance - luck, maybe. Destiny? Fate? Maybe some people were put into your life just for one reason. Just to serve one purpose. And when their time is up, they keep going - never to look back. Maybe others were put into your life..for the long haul. For you to always have someone to be there. Or maybe you are their someone to take care of them.
But the thing is, too often we forget to say the little things.
Thank you for being there for me.
Thank you always being there for me.
Thank you for loving me (when maybe I didn't deserve it).
Thank you for loving me..for me.
I've learned to be more free with my love. It's not like there's a shortage. Love is infinite. You can always make more. You can always find room in your heart to love someone..even when you feel like you can't. I've learned to thank people more often..not just for doing things..but for being who they are. After all, if we can easily hate someone for being fake - should we not openly applaud and love the people that are open and honest with us?
Then why..do we forget those closest to us? Why do we expect them to always be there..to always love us when we aren't deserving of it? Why do we treat them as if.....they'll never walk away?
Take a good look around, darlings.
If you can't remember the last time you thanked the person closest to you for loving you..for respecting you..for caring for you..even when you know you've done nothing to deserve it..even when you know that you haven't loved them back in the same way..
Then you know what you need to do.
And I suggest you do it before they find a new toaster to love.
Because let me tell you.
Nothing in this life..or this world..is promised to you.
Especially when you've done nothing to EARN it.
Chew on that for a while.