I recently had another birthday and that makes me older that many and younger than others. I am old enough that this summer my high school graduating class will
hold our 30 Year Reunion. Time truly does fly by. Sometimes I feel like the psalmist, “I have been young, and now I am old . . .” (Psa 37:25). But my years provide me with advantages of experiences and those experiences brought about lessons. Lessons not only from my own experiences but also the experiences of others. Lessons I learned and want to take time to share with you.
- I cannot make someone love me. All I can do is try to be someone who is not difficult to love.
- What we have in life is not as important as who we have in your life.
- We are each responsible for what we do, no matter how we feel.
- Heroes are those that do what has to be done, without regard for how they feel or the consequences.
- Trust builds through the years, but a single second or two can destroy trust.
- A few minutes of mistaken actions can provide a lifetime of heartache.
- We are each in control of our own attitude. We can choose our attitude!
- No matter how good a friend is, we are going to hurt each other on occasions. Forgiveness is essential to life-long friendships (and marriages).
- Along those lines, forgiving others is often easier than forgiving myself.
- Maturity has more to do with attitude, dependability, and being responsible for your life than how many candles were on my last cake.