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Thankful Thursdays ~ Enlightened Perspective

 

I have learned:  That into every really good thing I read, a few typos fall.

 

Don't let the typos below, keep you from enjoying peering into Andy Rooney's soul.

 

If you take the time to read these ~ I promise you'll come awa with an enlightened perspective.  They're written by  Andy Rooney ~ a man who has the gift of saying so much with so few words........Enjoy~

I've learned...that the best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person...

I've learned...That when you're in love, it shows...

I've learned...That just one person saying to me, "You've made my day!" makes my day!

I've learned...That having a child fall asleep in your arm is one of the most peaceful feelings in the world...

I've learned...That being kind is more important than being right...

I've learned...That you should never say no to a gift from a child...

I've learned...That I can always pray for someone when I don't have the strength to help them in any other way.

I've learned...That sometimes all a person needs is a hand to hold and a heart to understand...

I've learned... That no matter how serious your life requires you to be, everyone needs a friend to act goofy with...

I've learned...That we should be glad God doesn't give us everything we ask for...

I've learned...That money doesn't buy class ...

I've learned...that simple walks withmy father around the block on summer nights when I was a child did wonders for me as an adult...

I've learned...That life is like a roll of toilet paper.  The closer it gets to the end, the faster it goes...

I've learned...That its those small daily happenings that make life so spectacular...

I've learned...That under everyone's hard shell is someone who wants to be appreciated and loved...

I've learned...That the Lord didn't do it all in one day.  What makes me think I can?

I've learned... That to ignore the facts does not change the facts...

I've learned...That when you plan to get even with someone, you are only letting that person continue to hurt you...

I've learned...That love, not time, heals all wounds...

I've learned...That the easiest way for me to grow as a person is to surround myself with people smarter than I am...

I've learned...That there's nothing sweeter than sleeping withyour babies and feeling their breath on your cheeks...

I've learned...That everyone you meet deserves to be greeted with a smile...

I've learned...That life is tough, but I'm tougher...

I've learned...that when you harbor bitterness, happiness will dock elsewhere...

I've learned...That I wish Icould have told my Dad that I love him one more time before he passed away...

I've learned...That opportunities are never lost; someone will take the ones you miss...

I've learned...That I can't choose howi feel, but I can choose what i do about it...

I've learned...That when your newly born grandchild hold your litle finger in his little fist, that you're hooked for life!

I've learned...That a smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks...

I've learned...That one should keep his words both soft and tender, because tomorrow he may have to eat them...

I've learned...that everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you're climbing it...

I've learned...that it is best to give advice in only two circumstances; when its requested and when its a life threatening situation!

I've learned...That the less time I have to work with, the more things I get done!

 

                            

And ain't that the truth? :-)

 

If you or someone you know is thinking of buying or selling property in, Chilliwack, Hope, Abbotsford, Langley or anywhere in the Fraser Valley Area of B.C. - or if you would like more information please give Liz  Moras of Landmark Realty Chilliwack a call at- 604-799-0459 or e-mail at lizmoras@gmail.com.     

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Jim Hale

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Comment balloon 5 commentsJim Hale • June 25 2009 02:03AM
Thankful Thursdays ~ Enlightened Perspective
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