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I just came back  from visiting a good friend. Her father passed away this week unexpectedly. I’m glad that she and her father were close and communicated consistently. It’s an immensely difficult to deal with this and I have no idea what she is going through.

It did get me thinking about showing your loved ones how much you care, whether you have money or not. If you want, share the results. My mom and my brother are driving up to visit a cousin’s graduation. I’m planning on listening to them a bit more than normal.

  • Visit them. If you live nearby, see if you can at least spend a day with a loved one. It’s hard to replace face to face’s power.
  • Call them. Set aside a time where you can call your loved one uninterruppted.
  • Send a letter. Emails are convenient, but sending a personal note is well worth the effort.

Please take some time this week and show your loved ones how much you appreciate them.