Word-Of-the-Week #856: Lesson

December 31, 2020 by  

Lessona useful piece of practical wisdom acquired by experience.

I want to end 2020 with something positive to ponder and I apologize for not being able to quote the author as it was sent to me in an e-mail.

  • I’ve learned …

That being kind is more important than being right.

  • I’ve learned …

That when you harbor bitterness, happiness will dock elsewhere.

  • 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 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 money doesn’t buy class

  • I’ve learned ….

That just one person saying to me, ‘You’ve made my day!’ makes my day.

  • 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 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 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.

What lessons have you learned this year? And here’s to a Happy & Healthy New Year!

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