Little is known about the life of Ong Peck Lye, but we know he passed away a man of peace and wisdom. The Singapourian businessman knew that his time was drawing near, so he called his family to him. His son penned the following poem in first person, based off of conversations he had with his father in his last days. It was about confessions heis father had made to his dearest wife, and him. The rest of his family then asked them to submit the poem as his official obituary.
The beautiful poem has gone viral in Singapore for all the right reasons. Though it’s a little unorthodox to confess some of your greatest regrets in an obituary, you can’t help but admire the way Ong Peck Lye sees the world and the love he has for his family in his final years.
Ong Peck Lye’s obituary should resonate in your very soul, ‘I dared to live and now I dare to die. This life is short, but it is beautiful, boundless and has every ounce of potential to be abundant in every way. Know that’s what you deserve, and that is what you will have.
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