I celebrated 33 years today, so I thought I would share 33 life lessons I have learned along the way.
1. Love is a risk. Always. But it is a risk so worth taking. It is what makes life worth living.
2. Finding things to be thankful for day-by-day, at times moment-by-moment, has transformed my life. It leads to greater happiness.
3. Forgiveness sets ME free.
4. Working at something a little bit here and a little bit there is far more productive and effective than working non-stop. I am only human, after all, and allowing for breaks does me and the project at hand a world of good. (This is true of children, as well. Spelling words 5 minutes a day, every day, is better than 1 hour once a week.)
5. Few people are thinking about or judging me. Most people are more concerned with how they look in their own jeans.
It means putting another person’s interest above our own.
Love means opening our heart.
And that means that sometimes we’ll be hurt.
But love is worth the sacrifice and love is worth the risk.
Because love has the power to change others.
Love has the power to change us.
P.S. Do you see the heart in the picture :)? I was so excited to discover it while scrolling through pictures from our trip to Martha’s Vineyard this spring.
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