As i was pondering if now was the time to build my motor using the rare all new Mura parts, I remembered a story about a Mississippi family who lost their young son to rabies and their home to Hurricane Katrina.
David Baria is a local attorney and member of the Mississippi House of Representatives. Here is the part I want to share:
Losing nearly everything you own and watching your firstborn die in the span of a month can often destroy a couple – or it can give them a deeper vision into the meaning of everyday life.
David tells the story of sifting through the rubble of their home and finding four bottles of wine they had stored in a kitchen cabinet.
“Marcie and I had bought a really, really nice bottle of wine that we were saving for a special occasion,” he says. “That one shattered. The three cheapies were all fine.
“So ever since that moment, my saying has been ‘Drink the good stuff today.’ In other words, don’t wait, don’t put off soaking up all the things you cherish the most. Do it today, before it’s too late.”
If you want to read the entire article, here it is: