A child, a tree and a book

Recently I have been hearing a saying by some Cuban hero José Martí, that the Spanish people like referring to. He was asked what every person should do before this death. His reply:

“Tener un hijo, plantar un árbol, escribir un libro.”

In English: “Have a kid, plant a tree, write a book.”. Years ago I already planted a tree. Recently we wrote our first book and since this year we are blessed by a son.

Is that it then? I hope not, and I think the Cuban was wrong. I don’t know the things you need to do before the end, but I think you should strive to enjoy every moment. Reach for all the goals you can think of and that are important to you. For me things are going pretty well until now, and I hope they will continue to go well. *knock on wood*

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