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If Tomorrow Never Comes

angel on Aug-18-2007


If I knew it would be the last time that I’d see you fall asleep
I would tuck you in more tightly and pray the Lord your soul to keep.

If I knew it would be the last time that I’d see you walk out the door,
I would hug you and kiss you and call you back for one more.

If I knew it would be the last time I heard your name lifted up in praise,
I would video tape each action and word, so I could play it back for days.

If I knew it would be the last time to spare an extra minute or two,
I’d stop and say “I love you”, instead of assuming that you know I do.

If I knew it would be the last time I would be there to share your day . . . .
Well, I’m sure you’ll have many more, so I’ll let this one slip away.

For surely there is tomorrow to make up for an oversight,
And we’ll always get a second chance to make everything all right.

There will be another chance to say our “I love you’s,”
And certainly there’s another chance to say our “Anything I can do”’s.

But just in case I might be wrong, and today is all I get,
I’d like to say how much I love you, I hope to never forget
That tomorrow is not promised to anyone, young or old alike,
And today might be your last chance to hold your loved one tight.

So if you’re waiting for tomorrow, why not do it all today?
For if tomorrow never comes, you will surely regret the day
That you didn’t take the extra time for a smile or hug or kiss.
And were too busy to grant someone what turned out to be their last wish.

So hold your loved ones close today and whisper in their ear.
Tell them how much you love them and that you’ll always hold them dear.
Take the time to say “I’m sorry”, “Please forgive me”, “Thank you” or “It’s OK”,
And if tomorrow never comes, you’ll have no regrets about today.

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  1. nilsa said,

    Hi I’m Nilsa from Puerto Rico and i read ur blog and really liked it,it is very sweet and beautiful… Take care and keep up the beautiful writings here…. =)

  2. imogen (83 comments.) said,

    hi Nilsa! thank you for your comment… i’m glad you like what I’m doing, take care always and god bless you!

  3. diane said,

    i really do love it too as well..*sigh and smiles*u keep touching everyone’s life..souls and hearts..u r really an angel imogen..we appreciate and thank u for u blogs..and GOD BLESS U..


  4. imogen (83 comments.) said,

    thanks diane! :) i’m so honored. it’s readers like you that keep me going. thanks and God bless you too!

  5. leon harabas said,

    my heart just paused for a moment, i love this one, more power


  6. Diane D. said,

    what a big realization!!!….sometimes we do forget to say our “i luv u’s” to someone closed to our hearts & regret when they are gone….let’s say “i luv u” to all the people who mean so much to us everyday because maybe tomorrow never comes….

    thanks 4 ur blog…keep posting…really inspiring.

    diane (Jeddah)

  7. Paresh Bheda said,

    Hi Angel,

    Have been on net for more than 10 years. Never saw such a lovely site… Every post is so meaningful… as if straight from an individual’s life. Lots of motivation and inspiration.. Every post is worth reading … Planing to copy everythig on my harddisk… ;-)

    I know it needs hell of patience to maintain a blog. Hats off to you.. God bless.. Keep writing….

  8. Paresh Bheda said,

    Forgot to mention, I have already subscribed to RSS feed of your site, direct to me outlook.

    Waiting for updates..


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