Archive for July, 2009


32 Things I’ve Learned In 32 Years

   Posted by: Mel   in Life

In no particular order.

1. If you allow Him, God will always be in control.
2. Just because someone says they are your friend, doesn’t mean it’s true.
3. Some people in your life will one day rise to the occasion and show what a wonderful person they are.
4. If you show yourself friendly, people will want to be your friend.
5. If you prefer others over your own needs, others will prefer you over their own needs.
6. There really are good people in the world.
7. Saying you are sorry is easy. Forgiving is the hard part.
8. True feelings are more often than not locked deep in the heart.
9. Not very many people will let you see the deepest part of their heart.
10. Sometimes things happen and you have no control over them.
11. There is something to be learned everyday.
12. There is no better feeling of accomplishment than a long day of hard work, seeing the results.
13. If you give to God what is His already, he will give back to you more thant you could ever expect.
14. Nothing that is on TV is as good as tv from the 50’s.
15. Instead of waiting till you don’t know what else to do but pray. Pray first. Everything else will fall into place.
16. If you have a great church, as I do. When you need someone the most, they will be there.
17. Don’t judge people. You don’t know what they’ve been through.
18. The price of freedom is not free.
19. Saying thank you to a vet will bring him to tears in the middle of walmart.
20. When in doubt, ask God to guide you.
21. What you do and say really does affect people.
22. When life hits you the hardest, you can arise from the ashes and rebuild.
23. I have an awesome family.
24. Money isn’t everything. But it does help.
25. When you have a passion for something, you work and do a much better job of it.
26. God always has a plan.
27. My parents raised good kids, their mistakes are no reflection of my parents. Including mine.
28. I don’t know everything.
29. Sometimes a smile can make another persons day complete.
30. God is the most important thing/person in my life.
31. After 10 years of not having my Dad around on my birthday. I miss him as if it was the first.
32. Mom & Daddy were right……about everything.

My Dad & I - I was dressed as Raggedy Ann for Halloween

My Dad and I