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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

FROM ONE FRIEND TO ANOTHER






(I apologize, but my friend (?) Google has played with the spacing & a few other things.)







Take two minutes to read these sayings and be sure to read all the way to the bottom:
Written by Andy Rooney, a man who had the gift of saying so much with so few words. 
Rooney has passed away but used to be on CBS's 60 Minutes TV show.



I've learned.... 



That the best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person.



I've learned....



That when you're in love, it shows.
 
I've learned ....



That just one person saying to me, 'You've made my day!' makes my day.
 
I've learned.... 




That having a child fall asleep in your arms is one of the most peaceful feelings in the world.
 
I've learned....



That being kind is more important than being right.
 
I've learned....



That you should never say no to a gift from a child.



I've learned.... 



That I can always pray for someone when I don't have the strength to help him in any other way.
 
I've learned....



That no matter how serious your life requires you to be, everyone needs a friend to act goofy with.
 
I've learned....



That sometimes all a person needs is a hand to hold and a heart to understand.
 
I've learned.... 




That simple walks with my father around the block on summer nights when I was a child did wonders for me as an adult.



I've learned....



That life is like a roll of toilet paper.
The closer it gets to the end, the faster it goes.
 
I've learned.... 




That money doesn't buy class.
 
I've learned.... 




That it's those small daily happenings that make life so spectacular.
 
I've learned... 




That under everyone's hard shell is someone who wants to be appreciated and loved.
 
I've learned....



 
That to ignore the facts does not change the facts.
 
I've learned....



That when you plan to get even with someone,
you are only letting that person continue to hurt you.
 
I've learned....



That love, not time, heals all wounds.
 
I've learned....



 
That the easiest way for me to grow as a person is to surround myself with people smarter than I am.



I've learned....



 
That everyone you meet deserves to be greeted with a smile.
 
I've learned....



 
That no one is perfect until you fall in love with them.
 
I've learned....



That life is tough, but I'm tougher.
 
I've learned....



That opportunities are never lost; someone will take the ones you miss.
 
I've learned....



That when you harbor bitterness, happiness will dock elsewhere.
I've learned....



That I wish I could have told my Mom that I love her one more time before she passed away.
 
I've learned....



That one should keep his words both soft and tender, because tomorrow he may have to eat them.
I've learned....



That a smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
I've learned....



That when your newly born grandchild holds your little finger in his little fist, you're hooked for life.
 
I've learned....



That everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you're climbing it.
 
I've learned....



That the less time I have to work with, the more things I get done.
 

To all of you....



Make sure you read all the way down to the last sentence.

National Friendship Week starts Sunday, August 2nd..Show your friends how much you care.
Send this to everyone you consider a FRIEND, even if it means sending it back to the person who sent it to you.

If it comes back to you, then you'll know you have a circle of friends.



HAPPY FRIENDSHIP WEEK TO YOU!
YOU ARE MY FRIEND AND I AM HONORED!
Now send this to every friend you have!
This was sent to me by my friend Shirley!!
















A memo for my friends: Just remember if we’re caught, you’re deaf & I don’t speak English----fishducky

 










17 comments:

  1. Some of the images wouldn't load - but the important sentiments did.
    Thank you. And right back to you.

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  2. A big thank you from me too and I'm proud to call you my friend, EC too.

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    1. The internet is amazing-- I've never met some of my BEST friends!!

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  3. None of the images showed up in the first part, but the words were priceless.
    Google is not always our friend. ;)

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    1. Google may be my friend, but NOT one of my best friends!!

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  4. I miss Andy. I kept thinking I had found a favorite saying till I read the next. They are all my favorites.

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  5. Didnt see any pictures but could see all the sappy stuff!
    Lisa

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  6. Couldn't see it all, but enough for some laughs.

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    1. What you missed was just some flowers with sparkles!!

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  7. Good stuff, even if we couldn't see the images in the first part. Isn't it amazing how we can actually CARE about people we have never... and never will... meet? Until I got into blogging, I wouldn't have thought it possible. Evi-damned-dently, I was wrong!

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  8. I've learned that when a child wants to play a board game or shoot baskets, it's time to set aside the worries of adulthood and join the play.

    Love,
    Janie

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    1. And when he hands you a toy phone & says it's for you, you answer it!!

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