What will people say about me as I draw my final earthly breaths?
If I could choose (and ultimately I do choose by the way I live my life), I would want people to say things like:
She had a great sense of humor.
She loved her family.
She was compassionate.
She was a great encourager.
She was thoughtful.
She followed through on her word.
She went above and beyond.
She helped others in need.
She witnessed to others about the love of God.
It’s crazy how short life is in the grand scheme of things. How many excuses we make to start being the people we want to be later. How many defenses we build when people try to help us become the people we were meant to be.
If I had to guess, I would think people might say the following:
She had a great sense of humor. (Eh? Wink wink)
She had a short fuse and a sailor mouth.
She had a good work ethic.
She loved her people.
She called it like she saw it.
She wasn’t great at keeping in touch.
Isn’t that something? I need to make a change, it would appear.
I need to start building my legacy.