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1. Life isn't fair, but it's still good.
2. When in doubt, just take the next small step.
3. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone.
4. Your job won't take care of you when you are sick. Your friends and parents will. Stay in touch.
5. Pay off your credit cards every month.
6. You don't have to win every argument. Agree to disagree.
7. Cry with someone. It's more healing than crying alone.
8. It's OK to get angry with God. He can take it.
9. Save for retirement starting with your first paycheck.
10. When it comes to chocolate, resistance is futile.
11. Make peace with your past so it won't screw up the present.
12. It's OK to let your children see you cry.
13. Don't compare your life to others. You have no idea what their journey is all about.
14. If a relationship has to be a secret, you shouldn't be in it.
15. Everything can change in the blink of an eye. But don't worry; God never blinks.
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Asked by janeenee at 11:40 AM on Sep. 16, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • 16. Take a deep breath. It calms the mind.
    17. Get rid of anything that isn't useful, beautiful or joyful.
    18. Whatever doesn't kill you really does make you stronger.
    19. It's never too late to have a happy childhood. But the second one is up to you and no one else.
    20. When it comes to going after what you love in life, don't take no for an answer.
    21. Burn the candles, use the nice sheets, wear the fancy lingerie. Don't save it for a special occasion. Today is special.
    22. Over prepare, then go with the flow.
    23. Be eccentric now. Don't wait for old age to wear purple.
    24. No one is in charge of your happiness but you.
    25. Frame every so-called disaster with these words ''In five years, will this matter?".
    26. Always choose life.
    27. Forgive everyone everything.
    28. What other people think of you is none of your business.
    29. Time heals almost everything. Give time, time.

    Answer by janeenee at 11:41 AM on Sep. 16, 2009

  • 30. However good or bad a situation is, it will change.
    31. Don't take yourself so seriously. No one else does.
    32. Believe in miracles.
    33. God loves you because of who God is, not because of anything you did or didn't do.
    34. Don't audit life. Show up and make the most of it now.
    35. Growing old beats the alternative -- dying young.
    36. Your children get only one childhood.
    37. All that truly matters in the end is that you loved.
    38. Get outside every day. Miracles are waiting everywhere.
    39. If we all threw our problems in a pile and saw everyone else's, we'd grab ours back.
    40. Envy is a waste of time. You already have all you need.
    41. The best is yet to come.
    42. No matter how you feel, get up, dress up and show up.
    43. Yield.
    44. Life isn't tied with a bow, but it's still a gift.

    45. Always remember to trust in God

    Answer by janeenee at 11:41 AM on Sep. 16, 2009

  • Thank you for sharing!

    Answer by ocsosomom at 11:43 AM on Sep. 16, 2009

  • I need to print this off and tape it to the fridge.

    Sometimes I think we forget to savor the small things and not make such a big deal about the ones we think are so big.


    Answer by Cavalrybaby02 at 11:44 AM on Sep. 16, 2009

  • 46. Is what you make it.

    47. you can get busy living or give up and get busy dieing


    Answer by sugahmamma at 11:45 AM on Sep. 16, 2009

  • Beautiful!!! Definitely as good as Desiderata and Strength of A Woman!!!! Thank you for the list format, easy read!!!

    Answer by lfl at 11:45 AM on Sep. 16, 2009

  • Enjoy the power and beauty of your youth; oh nevermind; you will not
    Understand the power and beauty of your youth until they have faded.
    But trust me, in 20 years you'll look back at photos of yourself and
    Recall in a way you can't grasp now how much possibility lay before
    You and how fabulous you really looked.You're not as fat as you
    Don't worry about the future; or worry, but know that worrying is as
    Effective as trying to solve an algebra equation by chewing
    Bubblegum. The real troubles in your life are apt to be things that
    Never crossed your worried mind; the kind that blindside you at 4pm
    On some idle Tuesday.

    Do one thing everyday that scares you


    Don't be reckless with other people's hearts, don't put up with
    People who are reckless with yours.


    Don't waste your time on jealousy; sometimes you're ahead, sometimes
    You're beh

    Answer by salexander at 11:51 AM on Sep. 16, 2009

  • �the race is long, and in the end, it's only with
    Remember the compliments you receive, forget the insults; if you
    Succeed in doing this, tell me how.
    Keep your old love letters, throw away your old bank statements.
    Don't feel guilty if you don't know what you want to do with your
    Life�the most interesting people I know didn't know at 22 what they
    Wanted to do with their lives, some of the most interesting 40 year
    Olds I know still don't.
    Get plenty of calcium.
    Be kind to your knees, you'll miss them when they're gone.
    Maybe you'll marry, maybe you won't, maybe you'll have children, maybe
    You won't, maybe you'll divorce at 40, maybe you'll dance the funky
    Chicken on your 75th wedding anniversary�what ever you do, don't
    Congratulate yourself too much or berate yourself either � your
    Choices are half chance, so are everybody else's.

    Answer by salexander at 11:54 AM on Sep. 16, 2009

  • Use it every way you can�don't be afraid of it, or what other people
    Think of it, it's the greatest instrument you'll ever
    Dance�even if you have nowhere to do it but in your own living room.
    Read the directions, even if you don't follow them.
    Do NOT read beauty magazines, they will only make you feel ugly.
    (Brother and sister together we'll make it through
    Someday your spirit will take you and guide you there
    I know you've been hurting, but I've been waiting to be there
    For you. And I'll be there, just tell me now, whenever I can.
    Everybody's free.)

    Get to know your parents, you never know when they'll be gone for
    Be nice to your siblings; they are the best link to your past and the
    People most likely to stick with you in the future.
    Understand that friends come and go, but for the precious few you
    Should hold on. Work hard to bridge the gaps in geography and

    Answer by salexander at 11:56 AM on Sep. 16, 2009

  • . Work hard to bridge the gaps in geography and
    Lifestyle because the older you get, the more you need the people you
    Knew when you were young.
    Live in New York City once, but leave before it makes you hard; live
    In Northern California once, but leave before it makes you soft.
    Accept certain inalienable truths, prices will rise, politicians will
    Philander, you too will get old, and when you do you'll fantasize
    That when you were young prices were reasonable, politicians were
    Noble and children respected their elders.
    Respect your elders.
    Don't expect anyone else to support you. Maybe you have a trust fund,
    Maybe you have a wealthy spouse; but you never know when either one
    Might run out.
    Don't mess too much with your hair, or by the time you're 40, it will
    Look 85.
    Be careful whose advice you buy, but, be patient with those who
    Supply it. Advice is a form of nostalgia, dispensi

    Answer by salexander at 11:58 AM on Sep. 16, 2009

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