I know it's rare for me to post a short blog entry, but miracles really do happen!
I didn't coin this phrase, I learned of it in a story about a minor league baseball player who died about 10 years ago. I failed to find the story during an online search a few years ago, and that makes me sad. Nonetheless I have a dog tag that says the following, and I consider it my personal mantra, although most people don't know it:
"If today was the last day of your life, is this how you want it to be remembered"