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Reflections for today..:)

post #1 of 11
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Just thought this was a nice email so wanted to share it!!

A few thoughts for a reflective day:
> I've learned that I like my teacher because she cries when we sing "Silent
> Night." Age 6
> I've learned that our dog doesn't want to eat my broccoli either. Age 7
> I've learned that when I wave to people in the country, they stop what
> are doing and wave back. Age 9
> I've learned that if you want to cheer yourself up, you should try
> someone else up. Age 14
> I've learned that although it's hard to admit it, I'm secretly glad my
> parents are strict with me. Age 18
> I've learned that silent company is often more healing than words of
> Age 24
> I've learned that brushing my child's hair is one of life's great
> Age 26
> I've learned that wherever I go, the world's worst drivers have followed
> there. Age 29
> I've learned that if someone says something unkind about me, I must live
> that no one will believe it. Age 30
> I've learned that there are people who love you dearly but just don't know
> how to show it. Age 42
> I've learned that you can make some one's day by simply sending them a
> little note. Age 44
> I've learned that the greater a person's sense of guilt, the greater his
> her need to cast blame on others. Age 46
> I've learned that children and grandparents are natural allies. Age 47
> I've learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life
> does go on, it will be better tomorrow. Age 48
> I've learned that singing "Amazing Grace" can lift my spirits for hours.
> 49
> I've learned that motel mattresses are better on the side away from the
> phone. Age 50
> I've learned that you can tell a lot about a man by the way he handles
> three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree
> Age 52
> I've learned that keeping a vegetable garden is worth a medicine cabinet
> full of pills. Age 53
> I've learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents, you
> miss them terribly after they die. Age 55
> I've learned that making a living is not the same thing as making a life.
> Age 58
> I've learned that if you want to do something positive for your children,
> work to improve your marriage. Age 61
> I've learned that life sometimes gives you a second chance. Age 62
> I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on
> both hands. You need to be able to throw something back. Age 64
> I've learned that if you pursue happiness, it will elude you. But if you
> focus on your family, the needs of others, your work, meeting new people,
> and doing the very best you can, happiness will find you. Age 65
> I've learned that whenever I decide something with kindness, I usually
> the right decision. Age 66
> I've learned that everyone can use a prayer. Age 72
> I've learned that it pays to believe in miracles. And to tell the truth,
> I've seen several. Age 75
> I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one. Age 82
> I've learned that every day you should reach out and touch someone. People
> love that human touch, holding hands, a warm hug, or just a friendly pat
> the back. Age 85
> I've learned that I still have a lot to learn. Age 92
> I've learned that you should pass this on to someone you care about.
> Sometimes they just need a little something to make them smile.
post #2 of 11
I've learned that you CAN make your dreams come true. Just believe and go for it! age 21
post #3 of 11
Thanks Rhea.
post #4 of 11
Whats so funny pawz???
post #5 of 11
I've learned that it doesn't pay to stress over most things. It will either work out or it won't but worrying yourself to death won't help the situation. -Age 29

I've learned that getting a little snuggle from your cat can make the worst day all better. -Age 29
post #6 of 11
I've learned that looking at the world thru the eyes of a child is an exhilarting experience each time.

I've learned not to sweat the small stuff.

I've learned to give people the benefit of the doubt.
post #7 of 11
Thanks for posting this Rhea, it was beautiful :rainbow:

Daniela- you've got a great idea there - we could post our own 'learned lessons' here...

I've learned that it means a lot to my children when I admit I'm wrong and tell them I'm sorry

I've learned that laughter is contagious and I should try to spread the 'virus'

I've learned to open my ears and shut my mouth when my friend needs to talk, sometimes people don't need answers they just need a shoulder
post #8 of 11
I've learned that concentrating on the here and now, far outweighs dwelling on the past.

I've learned that money is a lousy way of keeping score.
post #9 of 11
I've learned that life is way too short so stop kvetching about it and start living it.
post #10 of 11
I've learned to use my very best manners around those I care about. We do it every day for strangers, why wouldn't we do something even as simple as "please and thank you" for those that deserve it?
post #11 of 11
I've learned that the best way to keep young is to keep learning.
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