Again, this is NOT mine, but off a list that I subscribe to. Thought you
might get a "kick" out of this one.
It is from the "Brandon" list.
"These will brighten any day... Amazing what we learn as we get older.
Age 6 I've learned that you can't hide a piece of broccoli in a
glass of milk.
Age 7 I've learned that I like my teacher because she cries when
we sing "Silent Night".
Age 9 I've learned that when I wave to people in the country, they
stop what they are doing and wave back.
Age 12 I've learned that just when I get my room the way I like
it, Mom makes me clean it up.
Age 13 I've learned that if you want to cheer yourself up, you
should try cheering someone else up.
Age 15 I've learned that although it's hard to admit it, I'm
secretly glad my parents are strict with me.
Age 24 I've learned that silent company is often more healing than
words of advice.
Age 29 I've learned that wherever I go, the worlds worst drivers
have followed me there.
Age 39 I've learned .that if someone says something unkind about
me, I must live so that no one will believe it.
Age 41 I've learned that there are people who love you dearly but
just don't know how to show it.
Age 44 I've learned that you can make someone's day by simply
sending them a little card.
Age 45 I've learned that the greater a person's sense of guilt,
the greater his need to cast blame on others.
Age 46 I've learned that children and grandparents are natural
Age 49 I've learned that singing "Amazing Grace" can lift my
spirits for hours.
Age 50 I've learned that motel mattresses are better on the side
away from the phone.
Age 52 I've 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 53 I've learned that regardless of your relationship with your
parents, you miss them terribly after they die.
Age 58 I've learned that making a living is not the same thing as
making a life.
Age 61 I've learned that if you want to do something positive for
your children, try to improve your marriage.
Age 62 I've learned that life sometimes gives you a second chance.
Age 64 I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a
catchers mitt on both hands. You need to be able to throw something
Age 65 I've 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
Age 66 I've learned that whenever I decide something with
kindness, I usually make the right decision.
Age 72 I've learned that everyone can use a prayer.
Age 73 I've learned that it pays to believe in miracles. And to
tell the truth, I've seen several.
Age 82 I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to
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