I've Learned

This was sent to a teachers listserve I subscribe to. It made me smile :-)
I've learned that some things are soooooo good to share with others.
That's why I'm forwarding it to all of you!  It made me smile when I
received it and I hope you do as well.  Rhonda
     I've Learned.......
     I've learned that you can't hide a piece of broccoli in a glass of
     milk.  Age 6
     I've learned that I like my teacher because she cries when we sing
     "Silent Night". Age 7
     I've learned that when I wave to people in the country, they stop what
     they are doing and wave back.  Age 9
     I've learned that just when I get my room the way I like it, Mom makes
     me clean it up.  Age 12
     I've learned that if you want to cheer yourself up, you should try
     cheering someone else up.  Age 13
     I've learned that although it's hard to admit it, I'm secretly glad my
     parents are strict.  with me.  Age 15
     I've learned that silent company is often more healing than words of
     advice.  Age 24
     I've learned that brushing my child's hair is one of life's great
     pleasures.  Age 25
     I've learned that wherever I go, the worlds worst drivers have
     followed me there.  Age 29
     I've learned...that if someone says something unkind about me, I must
     live so that no one will believe it. Age 39
     I've learned that there are people who love you dearly but just don't
     know how to show it.  Age 41
     I've learned that you can make someone's day by simply sending them a
     little card.  Age 44
     I've learned that the greater a person's sense of guilt, the greater
     his need to cast blame on others.  Age 45
     I've learned that children and grandparents are natural allies.  Age
     I've learned that singing "Amazing Grace" can lift my spirits for
     hours.  Age 49
     I've learned that motel mattresses are better on the side away from
     the phone.  Age 50
     I've learned that you can tell a lot about a man by the way he handles
     these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas
     tree lights.  Age 52
     I've learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents,
     you miss them terribly after they die.  Age 53
     I've learned that making a living is not the same thing as making a
     life.  Age 58
     I've learned that if you want to do something positive for your
     children, try to improve your marriage.  Age 61
     I've learned that life sometimes gives you a second chance.  Age 62
     I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catchers mitt
     on both hands. You need to be able to throw something back.  Age 64
     I've learned that if you pursue happiness, it will elude you.  But if
     you focus on your family, the needs of others, your work, meeting new
     people, and doing the very best you can, happiness will find you.  Age
     I've learned that whenever I decide something with kindness, I usually
     make the right decision.  Age 66
     I've learned that everyone can use a prayer.  Age 72
     I've learned that it pays to believe in miracles. And to tell the
     truth, I've seen several.  Age 73
     I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.  Age
     I've learned that every day you should reach out and touch someone.
     People love that human touch--holding hands, a warm hug, or just a
     friendly pat on the back.  Age 85
     I've learned that I still have a lot to learn.  Age 92
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