Saturday, January 1, 2011

As one ends another one begins...

My year started off with a lot of questions and thankfully it is ending with a lot of answers. It was a year of many changes, challenges, new experiences and many blessings. Here are some of the lessons I’ll take with me after the ball drops…

I learned to believe in myself and my talents and have no fear of failure but to be terrified of inertia.

I learned that a cup of consideration, a quart of communication, and a liter of patience makes a gallon of love.

I learned that there is no purer love than the love of my dogs.

I learned that in order to be a good friend you have to be a little selfish sometimes.

I learned not to judge but to embrace everything and everyone around me because you truly don’t know how wonderful some people can turn out to be if you give them a chance.

I’m still learning to love myself and hug myself a little more each day.

I learned that people change and you can’t stop it.

I learned that sometimes it is wise to let go.

I learned that beginnings are amazingly wonderful and endings are not sad but hopeful.

I learned to quiet the life noise around me and really listen to what matters.

I learned that the years don’t pass in vain and I can no longer drink a whole bottle of champagne without consequences.

I learned to be kind to the planet and the living things around us, it is our duty.

I learned to not only feed my body but also feed my soul.

I learned the pure pleasure of a 68 degree summer day under a tree.

I learned to stop and take it all in every once in a while.

I learned humility.

I learned humanity.

I made beautiful bonds with amazing people that bring joy to my life.

I learned that no matter how different your worlds might be, you only have one family. Love them deeply and passionately.

I learned to say thank you more often.

I leaned to look in the mirror a little less and look into the sun a little more.

I learned that you should laugh until you cry at least twice a week.

I learned to love the life I live and live the life I love because you only get one chance to make it wonderful.