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 give you a hug and kiss, and call you back for
just one more.
If I knew it would be the last time I'd hear your
voice lifted up in praise, I would tape each word and action, and play them back
throughout my days.
If I knew it would be the last time, I would spare an
extra minute or two, to stop and say "I love you," instead of assuming you
know I do.
So just in case tomorrow never comes, and today is all
I'd like to say how much I love you, and I hope we
never will forget. Tomorrow is not promised to anyone, young or old
alike, and today may be the last chance you get to hold your
loved one tight.
So if you're waiting for tomorrow, why not do it
For if tomorrow never comes, you'll surely regret the
day that you didn't take that extra time for a smile, a
hug, or a kiss, and you were too busy to grant someone, what turned
out to be their one last wish.
So hold your loved ones close today, and whisper in
their ear, that you love them very much, and you'll always hold
them dear. Take time to say "I'm sorry," "please forgive me,"
"thank you," or "it's okay." And if tomorrow never comes, you'll have no regrets
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