Family Tiez

Things Learned

I’ve learned that the best classroom in the world is at the feet of experience.

I’ve learned that when your love is demonstrated, it shows.

I’ve learned that someone saying to me, “You’ve made my day!” makes my day.

I’ve learned that walking away from those you love, just because you’re hurt, leaves you hurting.

I’ve learned that a child sleeping in my arms is one of the most peaceful feelings in the world.

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

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

I’ve learned that eternal truths are far better than instant gratification.

I’ve learned to pray for someone when I can’t help them in some other way.

I’ve learned no matter how serious life requires me to be, I need a friend to act goofy with.

I’ve learned that sometimes when I slam doors, they are stuck shut.  

I’ve learned that love lasts forever.

I’ve learned that love is not a feeling, but a lasting commitment. 

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

I’ve learned that simple moments with my father did wonders for me as an adult.

I’ve stumbled many times, sometimes over the same pitfall, but learned how to get back up.

I’ve learned an eternal thankfulness for sharing life with you.

I’ve learned of weaknesses, and the strength to make life better. 

I’ve learned to be thankful God doesn’t give me everything I ask for.

I’ve learned that money doesn’t buy class or happiness or true love.

I’ve learned that it’s those small daily moments 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 the Lord didn’t do it all in one day, nor can I.

I’ve learned that discounting facts does not change the facts.

I’ve learned that when I plan to get even with someone, it will continue to hurt me.

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

I’ve learned that the best way to suceed is to surround myself with people smarter than me.

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

I’ve learned that there’s nothing sweeter than feeling a baby’s breath on my cheeks.

I’ve learned that no one is perfect until I support their good dreams.

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

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

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

I’ve learned of peace as I told my Mom that I love her before she was gathered back to her people.

I’ve learned that I should keep my words both soft and tender while standing firm.

I’ve learned that a smile is an inexpensive way to improve how others see me.

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

I’ve learned that when my children held my finger in their hand, I was hooked for life.

I’ve learned that wanting to climb mountains, happiness and growth was reached while climbing.

I’ve learned that success wasn’t reaching goals, but the process learned during the struggle.

I’ve learned that it best to give advice in only two circumstances; when requested or threatened.

I’ve learned that the more time I apply what I’ve learned, the more I get done.