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A bank account.... this is cute.

Posted by on May. 26, 2010 at 4:26 PM
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  A 92-year-old, petite, well-poised and proud
> man, who is fully dressed each morning by eight o ' clock, shaved perfectly
> with his hair fashionably combed and even though he is legally blind, moved
> to a nursing home today.
>
> His wife of 70 years recently passed away,
> making the move necessary. After many hours of waiting
> patiently in the lobby of the nursing home,
> he smiled sweetly when told his room was ready.
>
> As he maneuvered his walker to the elevator,
> I provided a visual of his tiny room, including the eyelet sheets that had
> been hung on his window.
>
> 'I love it,' he stated with the enthusiasm
> of an eight-year-old having just been presented with a new puppy.
>
> Mr. Jones, you haven't seen the room; ' Just
> wait. ' That doesnt ' have anything to do with it,' he replied.
>
> Happiness is something you decide on ahead
> of time. Whether I like my room or not doesn't depend on how the furniture
> is arranged ... it's how I arrange my mind. I already decided to love it
> 'It's a decision I make every morning when I wake up.
>
> I have a choice;
>
> I can spend the day in bed recounting the
> difficulty I have with the parts of my body that no longer work, or get out
> of bed and be thankful for the ones that do.
>
> Each day is a gift, and as long as my eyes
> open, I'll focus on the new day and all the happy memories I've stored away.
> Just for this time in my life..
>
> Old age is like a bank account. You withdraw
> from what you've put in.
> So, my advice to you would be to deposit a
> lot of happiness in the bank account of memories!
>
> Thank you for your part in filling my Memory
> Bank. I am still depositing.
>
> Remember the five simple rules to be happy:
>
> 1. Free your heart from hatred.
> 2. Free your mind from worries.
> 3. Live simply.
> 4.. Give more.
> 5. Expect less.

by on May. 26, 2010 at 4:26 PM
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mysteriousdaze
by on May. 26, 2010 at 4:50 PM

That's awesome! I love it!

RendevouzDreams
by on May. 26, 2010 at 4:55 PM

Thats cute

Susan0805
by ~♥~Susan~♥~ on May. 26, 2010 at 5:09 PM

 bump

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