I LEARNED that I liked my teacher because she cried when we sang Away In A Manger.
I learned that when I waved to people in the country, they stopped what they were doing and waved back.
I learned our dog didn’t want to eat my broccoli either.
I learned that just when I got my room the way I liked it, Mom made me clean it up again.
I learned that if you want to cheer yourself up, you should try cheering someone else up.
I learned that although it’s hard to admit it, I’m secretly glad my parents are strict with me.
I learned that silent company is often more helpful than words of advice.
I learned that making a living is not the same thing as making a life.
I learned that if someone says something unkind about me, I must live so that no one will believe it.
I learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way they handle these three things: a rainy holiday, a burnt meal and tangled Christmas tree lights.
I learned that reading a story to my child is one of life’s great pleasures.
I learned that you can make someone’s day by a simple phone call.
I learned that the greater a person’s sense of guilt, the greater his or her need to cast blame on others.
I learned that there are people who love you dearly but just don’t know how to show it.
I learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on — and it can be better tomorrow.
I learned that singing Amazing Grace can lift my spirits for hours.
I learned that a walk in the countryside is worth a medicine cabinet full of pills.
I learned that God will always give you a second chance.
I learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents, you miss them terribly after they die.
I learned that whenever I decide something with kindness, I usually make the right decision.
I learned that it pays to believe in miracles. I’ve seen several.
I learned that even when I have pains, I don’t have to be one.
I learned that I still have a lot to learn.