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Priceless Wisdom

rainbow
March 5th, 2007, 02:36 PM
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Age 5
I learned that our dog doesn't want to eat my broccoli either.

Age 7
I learned that when I wave to people in the country, they stop what they are doing and wave back.

Age 9
I learned that just when I get my room the way I like it, Mom makes me clean it up again.

Age 12
I learned that if you want to cheer yourself up, you should try cheering someone else up.

Age 16
I learned that although it's hard to admit it, I'm secretly glad my parents are strict with me.

Age 24
I learned that brushing my child's hair is one of life's great pleasures.

Age 30
I learned that there are people who love you dearly but just don't know how to show it.

Age 34
I learned that you can make some one's day by simply sending them a little note.

Age 38
I learned that the greater a person's sense of guilt, the greater his or her need to cast blame on others.

Age 40
I learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.

Age 44
I learned that singing "Amazing Grace" can lift my spirits for hours.

Age 48
I learned that you can tell a lot about a man by the way he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.

Age 52
I learned that keeping a vegetable garden is worth a medicine cabinet full of pills.

Age 55
I learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents, you miss them terribly after they die.

Age 58
I learned that making a living is not the same thing as making a life.

Age 61
I learned that life sometimes gives you a second chance.

Age 64
I learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catchers mitt on both hands. You need to be able to throw something back.

Age 66
I 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 70
I learned that whenever I decide something with kindness, I usually make the right decision.

Age 75
I learned that everyone can use a prayer.

Age 80
I learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.

Age 85
I 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 on the back.

Age 90
I learned that I still have a lot to learn.