Hope everyone had a great Christmas!
In the spirit of Christmas I sat down to watch a movie with the family. This time it was Last Holiday, starring Queen Latifah and LL “Can’t stop licking my lips” Cool J (I had to throw that in) came on television so we decided to watch it. Now I always like watching movies that make you think, but this one really had me thinking.
Basically, Queen Latifah works at a regular job, lives a normal life, and has dreams of pursuing her passions but thinks they are out of reach. One day she goes into the doctor for a check up and is told that she doesn’t have much time to live. So she thinks about all the things in life she wants to accomplish, drops everything and finds a way to start doing these things.
I go to sleep on a daily basis thinking about the things in life I want to experience and accomplish. I know that I will do some of these things but there is a strong possibility many of them won’t be accomplished, but why is that? I don’t want to die not experiencing the things I dream of because I didn’t work hard enough to achieve them or because I made excuses. Far too often people leave this earth unexpectedly and don’t get to live their lives. So seriously take a lesson from this movie and think about what you can do daily to live your life in a way that will help you accomplish the things you dream of.
I have always wanted to own a restaurant and be a Chef. I want to live in a spanish speaking country. I want to adopt a kid or two. I want to be Alumnus of the Year at ACU. I want to travel the continent of Africa. And the list goes on…But daily I have to ask myself what do I do to make sure I can do these things….