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By Richard Carlson

ISBN-10: 1401322573

ISBN-13: 9781401322571

ISBN-10: 140139051X

ISBN-13: 9781401390518

In case you had one hour to dwell and will make only one cellphone name, who might you name? What might you assert? Why are you ready? Richard Carlson's unexpected, tragic dying in December 2006 left his hundreds of thousands of enthusiasts reeling, yet even their many letters, calls, and emails could not erase the loss felt by way of his spouse, Kristine. to aim and are available to phrases together with her loss, she pored over 25 years of affection letters, reliving the stories and cherishing her past due husband's reminiscence. yet one letter stood out. Richard had written to his spouse on their 18th marriage ceremony anniversary and tried to respond to the query: in case you had one hour to reside, what could you do, who could you name, and what may you assert? An Hour to reside, An Hour to like is a profoundly relocating ebook that exhibits the significance of treasuring every day because the exceptional present it really is.

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When I’m with you, I sense that there’s no place you’d rather be, even when I know you have a ton of things you need to get done. I never felt like we had to rush off • 27 • Richard Carlson to Paris or Rome to have fun. It was always fun to just sit and be with you. It always felt like a vacation when you’d take my hand after a long day and we’d walk together into the backyard. And then we’d just sit down and have a cold drink of water. Remember how I used to joke with you that a half hour with you in the backyard was more relaxing than three days at an expensive spa?

People want to know that they lived well, and loved well, and each of us has the power to share this gift.

He died a sudden and painless death from a pulmonary embolism, while asleep. I now understand, why when one partner passes, after being together for many years, the other often leaves shortly after. I am just forty-three, and know how unbearably painful the longing of separation • 41 • Kristine Carlson feels; the emptiness, at times, brings me to my knees. If I did not continue to feel Richard’s love and to connect with him, deep in my spirit, I would not survive this loss. Of that I am 100 percent certain.

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