TIME GETS BETTER WITH AGE
I have learned
I learned that I like my teacher because she cries when we sing
I learned that our dog doesn't want to eat my broccoli either.
I learned that when I wave to people in the country, they stop what
they are doing and wave back.
I learned that just when I get my room the way I like it, Mom makes me
clean it up again.
I learned that if you want to cheer yourself up, you should try
cheering someone else up.
I learned that although it's hard to admit it, I'm secretly glad my
parents are strict with me.
I learned that silent company is often more healing than words of
I learned that brushing my child's hair is one of life's great
I learned that wherever I go, the world's worst drivers have followed
I learned that if someone says something unkind about me, I must live
so that no one will believe it.
I learned that there are people who love you dearly but just don't
know how to show it.
I learned that you can make some one's day by simply sending them a
I learned that the greater a person's sense of guilt, the greater his
or her need to cast blame on others.
I learned that children and grandparents are natural allies.
I learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life
does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
I learned that singing "Amazing Grace" can lift my spirits for hours.
I learned that motel mattresses are better on the side away from the
I 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
I learned that keeping a vegetable garden is worth a medicine cabinet
full of pills.
I learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents, you
miss them terribly after they die.
I learned that making a living is not the same thing as making a life.
I learned that life sometimes gives you a second chance.
I learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catchers mitt on
both hands. You need to be able to throw something back.
I 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.
I learned that whenever I decide something with kindness, I usually
make the right decision.
I learned that everyone can use a prayer.
I learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
I 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.
I learned that I still have a lot to learn.
I learned that you should pass this on to someone you care about.
Sometimes they just need a little something to make them smile.