If I had my child to raise all over again, I'd build self-esteem first, and the house later. I'd finger-paint more, and point the finger less.
My 11-year-old son cajoled me to run the red light as we waited at a deserted intersection.
I'm reading more and dusting less. I'm sitting in the yard and admiring the view without fussing about the weeds in the garden.
One day, the father of a very wealthy family took his son on a trip to the country with the express purpose of showing him how poor people live.
There was a hummingbird trying to get out of my garage through a closed window. This bird was going berserk trying to get out.
A little girl, Tess, went to her bedroom and pulled a glass jelly jar from its hiding place in the closet. She poured the change out onto the floor and counted it carefully.
Their marriage was good, their dreams focused. Their best friends lived barely a wave away.
Be thankful that you don't already have everything you desire. If you did, what would there be to look forward to? Be thankful when you don't know something,
FRIENDS: Never ask for food. WEST VIRGINIA FRIENDS: Always bring the food.
FRIENDS: Will say 'hello'. WEST VIRGINIA FRIENDS: Will give you a big hug and a kiss.
Do you realize that the only time in our lives when we like to get old is when we're kids? If you're less than 10 years old, you're so excited about aging that you think in fractions.