My Birthday Post #52

Today is my 52nd birthday.  Wow!  How did it get here so quickly?  It doesn’t seem real that I have reached this number so soon.   Here are some things I have learned along the way:

  1. You can cope with life better when you can adapt to change.
  2. I will never play professional football.
  3. People will let you down.
  4. You will let people down.
  5. Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian.
  6. Losing a pet hurts
  7. Being patient is the key to many answered prayers.
  8. Preacher’s kids are NOT the worst kind.
  9. The person who gossips to you about others will gossip about you to others.
  10. If you love frustration… a Falcons fan.
  11. Sunsets are amazing
  12. True love does exist
  13. You will have the same personalities wherever you work
  14. Never do business with family or people you go to church with.
  15. Being in a quiet place relieves stress
  16. The world is becoming more self-centered with every generation
  17. A barrel of monkeys is not really fun.
  18. Going to the beach is overrated
  19. Tattoos aren’t evil
  20. Reading the Bible regularly is never easy
  21. If you let people take advantage of you, they will.
  22. When you find a good spot in the park, someone annoying will always set up next to you.
  23. New cars are magnets to shopping carts.
  24. Disney World is NOT the happiest place on earth but I still like to go there.
  25. There are always two sides to a story.
  26. I wish I knew then what I know now
  27. Just do what you do best and don’t try to compete with others.
  28. It’s okay for others to voice their opinion but not for you to share yours.
  29. Having a good sense of humor is good but within balance.
  30. You can’t make people act right.
  31. Wishing for something isn’t the same as doing it.
  32. Friends come and go.
  33. There’s more to life than your job.
  34. There are a lot of people who either need medication or on too much medication.
  35. You can’t prepare for everything
  36. Hurting people hurt people
  37. Sometimes the thing that is holding you back is all in your head.
  38. Time doesn’t always heal all wounds
  39. When you pray for God to remove a difficult person in your life, He will replace them with two people.
  40. The book is not always like the movie.
  41. What is meant to be will always find a way.
  42. Life is short
  43. You can’t finish something until you start.
  44. Be careful what you say and do.  It’s not always about you.
  45. Do good even when no one is watching.
  46. If it is important enough to you, you will find a way.
  47. People will judge you regardless.
  48. You have the ability to change someone’s life.
  49. Never make assumptions unless you know the whole story.
  50. What goes around comes around.
  51. Life is not fair.
  52. Don’t marry the person you can live with, marry the person you can’t live without.

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