Share It With You Sunday…

I don’t usually post on Sundays, but I’ve decided that I’d like to try something different.  I have a friend who sends me the most wonderful emails sometimes.  Some of them really make me laugh, while others make me stop and think.  I’ve decided that I’d like to share a few of my favorite emails via this blog on Sundays.  Enjoy!

WITH AGE COMES WISDOM

1) I’ve learned that I like my teacher because she cries when we sing Silent Night.
Age 5
2) I’ve learned that our dog doesn’t want to eat my broccoli either.
Age 7
3) I’ve learned that when I wave to people in the country, they stop what they are doing and wave back.
Age 9
4) I’ve learned that just when I get my room the way I like it, Mom makes me clean it up again.
Age 12
5) I’ve learned that if you want to cheer yourself up, you should try cheering someone else up.
Age 14
6) I’ve learned that although it’s hard to admit it, I’m secretly glad my parents are strict with me.
Age 15
7) I’ve learned that silent company is often more healing than words of advice.
Age 24
 
8) I’ve learned that brushing my child’s hair is one of life’s great pleasures.
Age 26
9) I’ve learned that wherever I go, the world’s worst drivers have followed me there.
Age 29
10) I’ve learned that if someone says something unkind about me, I must live so that no one will believe it.
Age 30
11) I’ve learned that there are people who love you dearly, but just don’t know how to show it.
Age 42
12) I’ve learned that you can make some one’s day by simply sending them a little note.
Age 44
13) I’ve learned that the greater a person’s sense of guilt, the greater his or her need to cast blame on others.
Age 46
14) I’ve learned that children and grandparents are natural allies.
Age 47
15) I’ve learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
Age 48
16) I’ve learned that singing Amazing Grace can lift my spirits for hours.
Age 49
17) I’ve learned that motel mattresses are better on the side away from the phone.
Age 50
18) I’ve 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 51
19) I’ve learned that keeping a vegetable garden is worth a medicine cabinet full of pills.
Age 52
20) I’ve learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents, you miss them terribly after they die.
Age 53
21) I’ve learned that making a living is not the same thing as making a life.
Age 58
22) I’ve learned that if you want to do something positive for your children, work to improve your marriage.
Age 61
23) I’ve learned that life sometimes gives you a second chance.
Age 62
24) I’ve 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 64
25) 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
26) I’ve learned that whenever I decide something with kindness, I usually make the right decision.
Age 66
27) I’ve learned that everyone can use a prayer.
Age 72
28) I’ve learned that even when I have pains, I don’t have to be one.
Age 82
29) 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 on the back.
Age 90
And…
 
30) I’ve learned that I still have a lot to learn.
Age 92
 
There’s a lot of wisdom here..  Have a great Sunday!

 

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  1. thanks for sharing. the ages along with the different statements seem to fit. no 21 making a living doesn’t mean you have a life. we get caught up in work which is understandable, but where is family/friends? take care Rose

  2. These are great 🙂 Thanks for sharing them 🙂

  3. thanks for your comment on my blog. your father in law sounds like a good man. thanks for sharing this. rose

  4. This is a good one…thanks for sharing! Have a nice week!

  5. That was a good one! Some of those really made me think and others I totally agreed with.

  6. Checking in after your most recent on Mimi’s Mini Tales. Have spent awhile doing a little catching up on life’s ups and downs that you have been experiencing. Keeping you and yours in my thoughts and prayers.


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