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  1. Was going through some of my archives/files that I have stashed here and there (on the computer) and ran across different tidbits that I thought someone might enjoy. Although some may have read this before it is still wonderful.....


    I'VE LEARNED...

    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 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.

    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 Mom that I love her one more time before she passed away.

    I've learned.... that I should keep my words both soft and tender, because tomorrow I may have to eat them.

    I've learned.... that a smile is an inexpensive way to improve one's looks.

    I've learned.... that I can choose how I feel and what I do about it.

    I've learned.... that when your newly born grandchild 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.

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

    I've learned.... that the less time I have to work with, the more things I get done.
    Last edit by Rusty59 on Aug 29, '02
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  2. 5 Comments

  3. by   Jenny P
    AAaaaaaaaaauuuuwwwww, Rusty; that's so nice!
  4. by   micro
    i've learned that happiness is the joy in the moments..........
  5. by   Brownms46
    Couldn't ageree with anything more than I agree with every item posted... Thank you Rusty for making this post...
    Last edit by Brownms46 on Aug 30, '02
  6. by   hapeewendy
    well I Completely needed to read that right when I did , for reasons unmentionable....
    thank you thank you thank you
    I've learned that divine intervention comes in the strangest places , like allnurses.com
    I can now go outside and enjoy the sun and forget about what had me down today!
  7. by   Mkue
    it is still wonderful and thanks for sharing !

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