And Through It
I Have Learned
I've learned that no matter what happens,
or how bad it seems today, life does go on,
and it will be better tomorrow.
I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person
by the way he or she handles these three things:
a rainy day,
and tangled Christmas tree lights.
I've learned that regardless of the differences
you have with the people in your life,
you'll miss them when they're gone.
I've learned that making a "living"
is not the same thing as making a
I've learned that life sometimes
gives you a second chance.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life
with a catcher's mitt on both hands.
You need to be able to throw something back.
I've learned that if you pursue happiness,
it will elude you.
But if you focus on your family, your friends,
the needs of others, your work and doing the very best you can,
happiness will find you.
I've learned that whenever I decide something
with an open heart,
I usually make the right decision.
I've learned that even when I have pains,
I don't have to be one.
I've learned that every day you should
reach out and touch someone.
People love that human touch --
holding hands, a warm hug,
or just a friendly pat on the back.
I've learned that you should
pass this on to someone you care about.
Sometimes they just need a little something
to make them smile.
I've learned that I still have a lot to learn.