Through the ages

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  1. Mesen

    Mesen New Member

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    >TIME GETS BETTER WITH AGE
    >I learned that I like my teacher because she cries when we sing
    >"Silent Night".
    >Age 5
    >I learned that our dog doesn't want to eat my broccoli either.
    >Age 7
    >I learned that when I wave to people in the country, they stop what
    >they are doing and wave back.
    >Age 9
    >I learned that just when I get my room the way I like it, Mom makes
    >me clean it up again.
    >Age 12
    >I learned that if you want to cheer yourself up, you should try
    >cheering someone else up.
    >Age 14
    >I learned that although it's hard to admit it, I'm secretly glad my
    >parents are strict with me.
    >Age 15
    >I learned that silent company is often more healing than words of
    >advice.
    >Age 24
    >I learned that brushing my child's hair is one of life's great
    >pleasures.
    >Age 26
    >I learned that wherever I go, the world's worst drivers have
    >followed me there.
    >Age 29
    >I learned that if someone says something unkind about me, I must
    >live so that no one will believe it.
    >Age 30
    >I learned that there are people who love you dearly but just don't
    >know how to show it.
    >Age 42
    >I learned that you can make some one's day by simply sending them a
    >little note.
    >Age 44
    >I learned that the greater a person's sense of guilt, the greater
    >his or her need to cast blame on others.
    >Age 46
    >I learned that children and grandparents are natural allies.
    >Age 47
    >I learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today,
    >life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
    >Age 48
    >I learned that singing "Amazing Grace" can lift my spirits for
    >hours.
    >Age 49
    >I learned that motel mattresses are better on the side away from the
    >phone.
    >Age 50
    >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
    >tree lights.
    >Age 51
    >I learned that keeping a vegetable garden is worth a medicine
    >cabinet full of pills.
    >Age 52
    >I learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents,
    >you miss them terribly after they die.
    >Age 53
    >I learned that making a living is not the same thing as making a
    >life.
    >Age 61
    >I learned that life sometimes gives you a second chance.
    >Age 62
    >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.
    >Age 64
    >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.
    >Age 65
    >I learned that whenever I decide something with kindness, I usually
    >make the right decision.
    >Age 66
    >I learned that everyone can use a prayer.
    >Age 72
    >I learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
    >Age 82
    >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.
    >Age 90
    >I learned that I still have a lot to learn.


    Figured you all would get a kick out of this.
    See ya
    Bree
  2. Marlin

    Marlin *TFF Admin Staff Chief Counselor*

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    A - M E N, Bree!
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    rooter *VMBB Senior Chief Of Staff*

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    Land sakes, that age 50 nailed me perfect--those tangled Christmas tree lights--who'd ever thought someone else would have mentioned that battle!!!Chief
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    SouthernMoss *Admin Tech Staff*

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    Great post, Bree!
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    Good One Bree! :)

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  6. berto64

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    You hit the nail square on the head, Bree!
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    I am still learning.
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