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1 WORDS TO LIVE > BY on Sat Jul 18, 2009 3:36 pm

rosco 357


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WORDS TO LIVE
> BY
> >
> >
> > This is something we should all read at least once a
> week!
> >
> >
> > Written By Regina Brett, 90 years old, of The Plain
> Dealer, Cleveland , Ohio
> >
> > "To celebrate growing older, I once wrote the 45
> lessons life taught me. It
> is the most-requested column I've ever written."
> >
> > My odometer rolled over to 90 in August, so here is
> the column once more:
> >
> > 1. Life isn't fair, but it's still good.
> >
> > 2. When in doubt, just take the next small step.
> >
> > 3. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone.
> >
> > 4. Your job won't take care of you when you are
> sick. Your friends and
> parents will. Stay in touch.
> >
> > 5. Pay off your credit cards every month.
> >
> > 6. You don't have to win every argument. Agree to
> disagree.
> >
> > 7. Cry with someone. It's more healing than crying
> alone.
> >
> > 8. It's OK to get angry with God. He can take it.
>
> >
> > 9. Save for retirement starting with your first
> paycheck.
> >
> > 10. When it comes to chocolate, resistance is futile.
>
> >
> > 11. Make peace with your past so it won't screw up
> the present.
> >
> > 12. It's OK to let your children see you cry.
> >
> > 13. Don't compare your life to others. You have no
> idea what their journey
> is all about.
> >
> > 14. If a relationship has to be a secret, you
> shouldn't be in it.
> >
> > 15. Everything can change in the blink of an eye. But
> don't worry; God never
> blinks.
> >
> > 16. Take a deep breath. It calms the mind.
> >
> > 17. Get rid of anything that isn't useful,
> beautiful or joyful.
> >
> > 18. Whatever doesn't kill you really does make you
> stronger.
> >
> > 19. It's never too late to have a happy childhood.
> But the second one is up
> to you and no one else.
> >
> > 20. When it comes to going after what you love in
> life, don't take no for an
> answer.
> >
> > 21. Burn the candles, use the nice sheets, wear the
> fancy lingerie. Don't
> save it for a special occasion. Today is special.
> >
> > 22. Over prepare, then go with the flow.
> >
> > 23. Be eccentric now. Don't wait for old age to
> wear purple.
> >
> > 24. The most important sex organ is the brain.
> >
> > 25. No one is in charge of your happiness but you.
> >
> > 26. Frame every so-called disaster with these words
> 'In five years, will
> this matter?'
> >
> > 27. Always choose life.
> >
> > 28. Forgive everyone everything.
> >
> > 29. What other people think of you is none of your
> business.
> >
> > 30. Time heals almost everything. Give time time.
> >
> > 31. However good or bad a situation is, it will
> change.
> >
> > 32. Don't take yourself so seriously. No one else
> does.
> >
> > 33. Believe in miracles.
> >
> > 34. God loves you because of who God is, not because
> of anything you did or
> didn't do.
> >
> > 35. Don't audit life. Show up and make the most of
> it now.
> >
> > 36. Growing old beats the alternative -- dying young.
>
> >
> > 37. Your children get only one childhood.
> >
> > 38. All that truly matters in the end is that you
> loved.
> >
> > 39. Get outside every day. Miracles are waiting
> everywhere.
> >
> > 40. If we all threw our problems in a pile and saw
> everyone else's,we'd grab
> ours back.
> >
> > 41. Envy is a waste of time. You already have all you
> need.
> >
> > 42. The best is yet to come.
> >
> > 43. No matter how you feel, get up, dress up and show
> up.
> >
> > 44. Yield.
> >
> > 45. Life isn't tied with a bow, but it's still
> a gift."
> >

2 Re: WORDS TO LIVE > BY on Sat Jul 18, 2009 3:51 pm

gypsy


Moderator
those are good,I have a copy on my fridge LOL

3 Re: WORDS TO LIVE > BY on Sat Jul 18, 2009 8:15 pm

runawayhorses


Owner
Every one of those was great, but I'll just mention a few that stood out to me.

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4. Your job won't take care of you when you are
> sick. Your friends and parents will. Stay in touch.

29. What other people think of you is none of your
> business.

32. Don't take yourself so seriously. No one else
> does.

38. All that truly matters in the end is that you
> loved

43. No matter how you feel, get up, dress up and show
> up.
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