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If Only I Knew: Gentle Reminders to Help You Treasure the People in Your Life
If Only I Knew Gentle Reminders to Help You Treasure the People in Your Life Author:Lance Wubbels If only I Knew, by Lance Wubbels, is a book that tries to help us to appreciate the special people who are in our lives. It is about thinking about every moment we spend with others as sacred and as a gift. Wubbles writes in his introduction that as he was writing this book the fourteen year-old son of a friend of his left home on his yellow bi... more »cycle and was hit in a crosswalk by a car. He writes, "The driver, a sixteen-year-old young man, was distracted and somehow never even saw Spencer until he hit the windshield. In that tragic moment a boy's life vanished like a mist, leaving behind a grieving mother who obviously loved him with all her heart."
The book, which is beautifully illustrated, is filled with many reminders and challenges to appreciate every moment we have with those we love. For example, he writes, "If only I knew ... this was our final kiss, I would use it to tell you that you are the love of my life."