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    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 just one person saying to me, \"You\'ve made my day!\" makes my day.

    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 being kind is more important than being right.

    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 some 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 we should be glad God doesn\'t give us everything we ask for.

    I\'ve learned.... That money doesn\'t buy class.

    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 the Lord didn\'t do it all in one day. What makes me think I can?

    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 it is best to give advice in only two circumstances; when it is requested and when it is a life threatening situation.

    I\'ve learned.... That the less time I have to work with, the more things I get done.

    I\'ve learned.... That everyone you meet deserves to be greeted with a smile.

    I\'ve learned.... That there\'s nothing sweeter than sleeping with your babies and feeling their breath on your cheeks.

    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 when you harbor bitterness, happiness will dock elsewhere.

    I\'ve learned.... That I wish I could have told my Dad that I love him one more time before he 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 I can\'t choose how I feel, but I can choose what I do about it.

    I\'ve learned.... That when your newly born grandchild holds your little finger in his little fist, that 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.



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    I\'ve learned.... That having a child fall asleep in your arms is one of the most peaceful feelings in the world.

    All three of my daughters habitually slept on my chest as babies. One of the finest things in my life. It is a little difficult to read that way, though.

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    I\'ve learned.... That no matter how serious your life requires you to be, everyone needs a friend to act goofy with.
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    Absolutely!

    Nice post, Briela~ [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img]




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    I\'ve learned that if I don\'t pluck my eyebrows, I\'ll look like a circus freak.

    FTR- Where are you when I need you? [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]
    We have a thread to ruin. This one is getting a bit too sappy for my taste. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]

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    Jinx! Great Minds! I was just thinking the same thing and trying to come up with something appropriately scathing.

    I\'m not there yet.

    But what you said about eyebrows...this is an essential truth.

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    I\'ve learned .....that one kilo gram is equal to 2.1875 pounds and therefore 103 pounds are equal to 47.085714 kilo grams which is great!!

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    Is that Elana\'s weight?

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    Secret!!

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    E\'s weight is posted in her profile. 5\'5\"...110 kilos..uhh I mean pounds [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img]

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    I\'ve learned ... that you can\'t be goofy with your friends if they have their pm\'s turned off ...

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    E\'s weight is posted in her profile. 5\'5\"...110 kilos..uhh I mean pounds

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    Maybe she lost a bit weight. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img]

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