warm fuzzy thoughts for the day

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by Shannonsparkles, Apr 3, 2006.

  1. Shannonsparkles

    Shannonsparkles New Member

    Scooped this one off the web for you. (((hugs)))

    I've Learned
    Modified from Andy Rooney's
    "Lessons I have Learned from Life"

    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 arms 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 him in some other way.

    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 sometimes all a person needs is a hand to hold and a heart to understand.

    I've learned....
    That simple walks with my 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 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 it's 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, - but not always.

    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 everyone you meet deserves to be greeted with a smile.

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

    I've learned....
    That no one is perfect until you fall in love with them.

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

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

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

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

    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 a smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

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

    I've learned....
    That when your newly born child holds your little finger in his little fist, that you're hooked for life.

    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.

  2. tammy21

    tammy21 New Member

    lovely and true, thanks for that.

    Tammy
  3. alaska3355

    alaska3355 New Member

    I really enjoyed reading these...it helped me get in the right frame of mind for the day...Terri
  4. kaiasmom

    kaiasmom New Member

    Even though it is from yesterday!! LOL

    Thanks Shannon. You are a sweet spirit & I am glad you are here with us.

    Love,
    Leanne
  5. kaiasmom

    kaiasmom New Member

    Even though it is from yesterday!! LOL

    Thanks Shannon. You are a sweet spirit & I am glad you are here with us.

    Love,
    Leanne