I Wonder...

 Why do we become bored with being children,  are in a rush to grow up, 
then long to be children again?

Why do we lose our health to gain our wealth then lose our money 
to restore our health?

Why do we think so anxiously about the future that we forget the present- 
thus living neither in the present or in the future?

Why do we live as if we will never die, and then die as if we had never lived?

We should learn that we cannot make people love us. 
What we can do is to allow ourselves to be loved.

We should learn that it is not what we have in our lives that
is most valuable- but who we have in our lives.

We should learn that it is not good to compare ourselves to others; 
We will eventually be judged individually on our own merits, 
not as a group on a comparison basis.

We should learn that a rich person is not a person who has the most, 
but is the person who needs the least. 

We should learn that it only takes a few seconds to open profound 
wounds in people we love, and that it takes many  years to heal them.

We should learn to forgive by practicing forgiveness.

We should learn that there are people who love us dearly, 
but simply do not know how to express or show their feelings.

We should learn that money can buy everything but happiness.

We should learn that it is not always enough to be forgiven by others, 
but that we have to forgive ourselves.

People will forget what you said.

People will forget what you did.

But people will never forget 

The way you made them feel.


 

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