The Best Advice I Have Ever Been Given About Life and Living
Find out what's Important-Then do it on purpose
Life is only temporary
I don’t believe in happiness if you don’t know who you are
I don’t think it’s a happy ending if it can’t be shared with someone to hold
I don’t think that it’s really parenting unless you see your children for them selves
And I don’t think that anyone who gets ahead, should get ahead unless they help someone else.
The world is often lonely when you have no one to care
The first step in being beautiful has nothing to do with finding something to wear
You are only as good as the last thing you did
So if you wish to be great, be great with how you decide to live
Do not pass judgment you don’t know what its like
To walk in another’s shoes for a day or a night
If you want to steer someone on a different path in life
Live your life by example and stop picking stupid fights
When you borrow something
Give it back better than it came
And when you aim to help someone-make sure you are not the only person who gains
Never go to bed angry or bring up yesterdays fight
And when your kid wakes up screaming, come to his rescue at any hour of the night
Be who you are, not who someone wants you to be
If you stay true to yourself, everyone else will see
When a friend needs to cry, be there as they hang their head
And when they need you to fight for them-fight till the end
Never give up when you know what is right
And when someone wants more than you are willing to give, bid them a goodnight
If you are always singing your own praises
No one will ever sing for you.
There will be many times in this life when you won’t know what to do.
Forgive when someone says I am sorry
But don’t forget what they are sorry for
And when you are the one who messes up
Own up before you are shown the door
Know that you aren’t better than anyone else
And that you can’t base your worth on material wealth
Make the life of many-more beautiful for today
Give a little extra, and don’t do it for the pay
If we spend our lives focused on nothing but money
We can assure that names and our memories will soon be forgotten
If we live our life the right way our memory will live on.
Because it’s our children and our loved ones who will say our names when we are gone.
Life is only temporary, But as temporary as it may be.
It’s how you choose to live that shows others who have forgotten how to believe.
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