Saturday, October 21st, 2017

36 Life Lessons I’ve Learned In My Life

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Blog post Boomer54 Mark

We spend our whole lives learning new lessons through trials and experiences. None of us are perfect, so all we can do is pick ourselves up and learn from it.

1. I’ve learned….that the best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person.

2. I’ve learned….that when you’re in love, it shows.

3. I’ve learned…. that just one person saying to me, “You’ve made my day!” makes my day.

4. I’ve learned…that having a child fall asleep in your arms is one of the most peaceful feelings in the world.

5. I’ve learned….that being kind is more important than being right.

6. I’ve learned…that you should never say no to a gift from a child.

7. I’ve learned….that I can always pray for someone when I don’t have the strength to help him in some other way.

8. I’ve learned….that no matter how serious your life requires you to be, everyone
needs a friend to act goofy with.

9. I’ve learned….that sometimes all a person needs is a hand to hold and a heart to understand.

10. I’ve learned….that simply playing catch with my father and our dog around the block on summer nights when I was a child did wonders for me as an adult.

11. I’ve learned….that life is like a roll of toilet paper. The closer it gets to the end, the faster it goes.

12. I’ve learned….that we should be glad God doesn’t give us everything we ask for.

13. I’ve learned….that money doesn’t buy class.

14. I’ve learned….that it’s those small daily happenings that make life so spectacular.

15. I’ve learned….that under everyone’s hard shell is someone who wants to be appreciated and loved.

16. I’ve learned…that the Lord didn’t do it all in one day. What makes me think I can?

17. I’ve learned….that to ignore the facts does not change the facts.

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

19. I’ve learned….that love, not time, heals all wounds.

20. I’ve learned….that the easiest way for me to grow as a person is to surround
myself with people smarter than I am.

21. I’ve learned….that everyone you meet deserves to be greeted with a smile.

22. I’ve learned….that no one is perfect until you fall in love with them.

23. I’ve learned….that life is tough, but I’m tougher.

24. I’ve learned….that opportunities are never lost; someone will take the ones you
miss.

25. I’ve learned….that when you harbor bitterness, happiness will dock elsewhere.

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

27. I’ve learned….that one should keep his words both soft and tender, because tomorrow he may have to eat them.

28. I’ve learned….that a smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

29. I’ve learned….that I can’t choose how I feel, but I can choose what I do about it.

30. I’ve learned….that when your newly born grandchild holds your little finger in his little fist, that you’re hooked for life.

31. 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.

32. I’ve learned …that it is best to give advice in only two circumstances; when it is
requested and when it is a life threatening situation.

33. I’ve learned….that the less time I have to work with, the more things I get done.

34. I’ve learned…that be kind to everyone on the way up, for you do not know who you will see on the way down.

35. I’ve learned…that you should never tell a child their dreams are unlikely or outlandish.
Few things are more humiliating, and what a tragedy it would be if they believed it.

36. I’ve learned…that it isn’t always enough to be forgiven by others. Sometimes you have to learn
to forgive yourself.



About the author: Boomer54 Mark is the publisher and senior editor of Baby Boomer Talk Online. He likes to be helpful to other boomers sharing useful information he gleans from the web. He attempts to go through life being positive and spreads this to the boomer world via email with inspirational quotes and videos. He is living in America’s finest city, San Diego, with his wife, The Red Headed Trip , and his two Boxer Dogs, Gabe and Luke.

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