Thursday, May 1, 2014

Lessons Learned

"I wish someone had told me . . . 

that good people do bad things sometimes.

that parenting is harder than it looks.

that success rarely looks the way I envisioned it.

that aging is easier for some people than for others.

that the people who love you the most and help you the most, are also the people who can hurt you the most.

that children will drive you to distraction at some point (probably more than once!)

that every moment of peace and joy should be savored because there are no guarantees on how long those moments last or how often they show up.

that friends, real friends, are vital to healthy living.

that stuff will never fill the hole that only God was meant to fill.

that sunshine and fresh air will make almost anything better."

. . . But if someone had told me all of that, I wouldn't have believed them. Some things have to be experienced to be learned.

I have learned a lot.

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6 comments:

  1. I agree with so many of those. Great life lessons. And maybe you can't be told...who'd believe some of them unless they've actually happened!?!?

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  2. I Love this "that stuff will never fill the hole that only God was meant to fill."

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  3. I've been told all of that stuff and I'm sure I'll still struggle with it when the time comes. Life is like that.

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  4. Wow, well said! I need to make me some friends!

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  5. I love this list. And you are right, definitely things that you need to learn on your own.

    Stopping by from Mama Kat's

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  6. I wish we were born ingrained with this knowledge!

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