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12 Lessons I Learned

 Twelve things I learned from my mother. She taught me by example.
 
A portrait of a life toughened by experiences, she taught me self-assurance and gratitude.   These Twelve Lessons for Life.
 

1. Always be on Time. – If you’re late, you could be the one who missed the opportunity.

2. Laugh Often. – Life is too short to take everything so seriously.

3. Be Creative. – Having talent serves no purpose, if you don’t exercise it.

4. Be Honest. – Admit your mistakes and always speak the truth in love.

5. Keep your Promises. – Failing to live up to what you say will diminish your credibility.

6. Love your Job & Be Grateful you have one. – Make a difference & make your life count.

7. Enjoy who You Are. – There is no-one else in the world like you.

8. See the Good in Everyone & Everything. – Everyone comes into your life for a reason, a season, or a lifetime.

9. Appreciate every Day, for it is a Blessing. – Don’t take your health, your wealth, or your life for granted.

10. Learn to Forgive. – Forgiveness produces honor and rebuilds understanding of souls.

11. Love your Family. – God gave you family, and there is a reason they were chosen for your life.

12. Have Faith in Yourself, in Others, & in God. – People may let you down, but God will never abandon you.

These things I hold true, for my mom was also my best friend. This is a tribute to what she displayed in her life.

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Writer at heart. With faith and understanding, the butterfly represents transformation. I'm in a season of change that has opened my soul to the beauty around me. I'm living my Faith Dream & it's amazing.

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  1. Wow your mom is lucky for having a daughter who considers her as best friend!
    I want my kiddos to consider me as their friends too.
    And yes, I would like to learn some of your Mom’s lessons!
    🙂

    Posted by bendedspoon | January 6, 2011, 2:32 am

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