Food For Thought
Friends count
Time is important
Are's and Ought-to-be's
Nothing stays the same
If it feel's right, Do it ~ If it doesn't, Don't
Things happen
Live life today and laugh often
Because getting there isn't as important as getting there

To understand these few things, is to understand the Butterfly.

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~ I've Learned that ~

  • When you are in love, it shows.
  • Just one person saying to me " You've made my day " makes my day.
  • Having a child fall asleep in your arms is one of the most peaceful feelings in the world.
  • Being kind is more important than being right.
  • You should never say no to a gift from a child.
  • I can always pray for someone when I don't have the strength to help in some other way.
  • No matter how serious your life requires you to be, everyone needs a friend to act goofy with.
  • Sometimes all a person needs is a hand to hold and a heart to understand.
  • That the simple walks with my father around the block on summer nights when I was a child did wonders for me as an adult.
  • Life is like a roll of toilet paper. The closer you get to the end, the faster it goes.
  • We should be glad that God doesn't give us everything we ask for.
  • Money does not buy class.
  • It's the small daily happenings that make life so spectacular.
  • Under everones hard shell is someone who wants to be appreciated and loved.
  • The Lord didn't do it all in one day. What makes me think I can?
  • That to ignore the facts does not change the facts.
  • When you plan to get even with someone, you are only letting them continue to hurt you.
  • Love, not time, heals all wounds.
  • The easiest way for me to grow as a person is to surround myself with people smarter than I am.
  • Everyone you meet deserves to be greeted with a smile.
  • There is nothing sweeter than sleeping with your babies and feeling their breath on your cheek.
  • Life is tough, but I am tougher.
  • Opportunities are never lost; someone will take the ones you missed.
  • When you harbor bitterness, happiness will dock elsewhere.
  • You should keep your words both soft and tender, because tomorrow you may have to eat them.
  • A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
  • I can't choose how I feel, but I can choose what to do about it.
  • When your newly born grandchild holds your little finger in their little fist, that you are hooked for life.
  • Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you are climbing it.
  • It is best to give advice in only two circumstances; when it is requested and when it is a life-threatening situation.
  • The less time I have to work with, the more I will get done.
  • No one is perfect intil you fall in love with them.

  • You cannot make someone love you. All you can do is, be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to them.
  • No matter how much I care, some people just don't care back.
  • Just because someone doesn't love you the way you want them to, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
  • It takes years to build up trust, and only seconds to destroy it.
  • It's not what you have in your life, but who you have that counts
  • You can get by on charm for about 15 minutes. After that you'd better know something.
  • You shouldn't compare yourself to the best others can do, but do the best you can do.
  • It's not what happens to people that's important. It's what they do about it.
  • You can do something in an instant that will give you heartache for a lifetime.
  • No matter how thin you slice it, there are always two sides.
  • It's taking me a long time to become the person I want to be.
  • It's a lot easier to react than it is to think.
  • You should always leave loved ones with loving words. It may be the last time you see them.
  • You can keep going long after you think you can't.
  • We are responsible for what we do, no matter how we feel.
  • Either you control your attitude or it controls you.
  • Regardless of how hot & steamy a relationship is at first, the passion fades & there had better be something else to take it's place.
  • Real heros are the people who do what has to be done, when it has to be done, regardless of the consequences.
  • Learning how to forgive, takes practice.
  • There are people who love you dearly, but just don't know how to show it.
  • Money is a lousy way of keeping score.
  • My best friend and I can do anything, or nothing and still have a great time doing it.
  • Sometimes the people you expect to kick you when your down will be the ones who help you get back up.
  • Sometimes when I'm angry, I have the right to be angry. But that doesn't give me the right to be cruel.
  • True friendship continues to grow, even over the longest distances. The same goes for true love.
  • Maturity comes from the types of experiences you've had, and what [if anything] you've learned from them. Not from how many birthdays you have had.
  • You must have the courage of your convictions, or else you don't have any.

  • You must say what you mean, mean what you say and do what you say your going to do.
  • You should never tell a child their dreams are unlikely or outlandish. Few things are more humiliating,and what a tragedy it would be if they believed it.
  • Your family won't always be there for you. It may seem funny, but people you aren't related to can take care of you and love you and teach you to trust people again. Families aren't biological.
  • No matter how good a friend is, they're going to hurt you every once in a while and you must forgive them for that.
  • It isn't always enough to be forgiven by others. Sometimes you have to learn to forgive yourself.
  • No matter how bad your heart is broken the world doesn't stop for your grief.
  • Our background and circumstances may have influenced who we are, but we are still responsible for who we become.
  • Sometimes when friends fight, I'm forced to choose sides even when I don't want to.
  • Just because two people argue, it doesn't mean they don't love each other. And just because they don't argue, doesn't mean they do.
  • Sometimes you have to put an individual ahead of their actions.
  • We don't have to change friends if we understand that friends change.
  • You shouldn't be so eager to find out a secret. It could change your life forever.
  • Two people can look at the exact same thing and see something totally different.
  • No matter how you try to protect your children, they will eventually get hurt and you will hurt in the process.
  • There are many ways of falling and staying in love.
  • No matter what the consequences, those who are honest with themselves get further in life.
  • No matter how many friends you have, if you are there pillar you will feel lonely and lost at the times you need them most.
  • Your life can be changed in a matter of minutes by people who don't even know you.
  • Even when you think you have no more help to give, when a friend cries out to you, you will find the strength to help.
  • Writing , as well as talking, can ease emotional pains.
  • The paradigm we live in is not all that is offered us.
  • Credentials on the wall do not make you a decent human being.
  • The people you care most about in life are taken from you too soon.
  • That although the word "LOVE" can have many different meanings, it loses value when overly used.
  • It's hard to determine where to draw the line between being nice and not hurting people's feelings and standing up for what you believe.

  • The best things in life, Really are free ~ and have a value you can't put a price on.


    The Seven Archangels
    ~ Michael, Gabriel, Raphael, Uriel, Chamuel, Jophiel, and Zadkiel ~

    The Seven Deadly Sins
    ~ Lust, Pride, Anger, Envy, Sloth, Avarice and Gluttony ~

    The Seven Virtues
    ~ Prudence, Courage, Temperance, Justice, Faith, Hope and Charity ~

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