Saturday, February 06, 2010
As I went through my emails today I came across this one. Usually I just delete them as I always do not have time to read things like this. But today I was starting to question what this weight loss journey was all about. What is the point of giving to others? What is the point of doing my absolute best and not seeing the results I want. (Basically I was feeling sorry for myself). So very begrudgingly I read the following. It made me think. It says so much of what I needed to be reminded of. All the ups and downs in life…REALLY DO have a reason to them.
(Just wanted to share it with you all. Have a great day…DO YOU BELIEVE?)
Never take away anyone's hope or pride. That may be all they have.
A Birth Certificate shows that we were born
A Death Certificate shows that we died
Pictures show that we lived!
Have a seat. Relax . . .
And read this slowly.
That just because two people argue,
It doesn't mean they don't love each other.
And just because they don't argue,
It doesn't mean they do love each other.
That we don't have to change friends if
We understand that friends change.
That no matter how good a friend is,
they're going to hurt you every once in
awhile and you must forgive them
That true friendship continues to grow,
even over the longest distance.
Same goes for true love.
That you can do something in an instant
That will give you heartache for life.
That it's taking me a long time
To become the person I want to be.
That you should always leave loved
ones with Loving words.
It may be the last time you see them.
That you can keep going long after
you think you can't.
That we are responsible for what
We do, no matter how we feel.
That either you control your attitude
or it controls you.
That heroes are the people who do
what has to be done when it needs
to be done, regardless of the
That my best friend and I can do
anything or nothing and have the
That sometimes the people you expect
to kick you when you're down
will be the ones to help you get back up.
That sometimes when I'm angry
I have the right to be angry,
But that doesn't give me the right to
That maturity has more to do with what types of experiences you've had
And what you've learned from them and
less to do with how many birthdays
That it isn't always enough,
to be forgiven by others.
Sometimes, you have to learn to
That no matter how bad your heart
is broken the world doesn't stop for
That our background and circumstances
may have influenced who we are,
But, we are responsible for who we
That you shouldn't be so eager to find
Out a secret. It could change your life
Two people can look at the exact same
Thing and see something totally different.
That your life can be changed in a
matter of Hours by people who
don't even know you.
That even when you think you have
no more to give,
When a friend cries out to you -
you will find the strength to help.
That credentials on the wall
That the people you care about
most in life are taken from you too soon.
That you should send this to
all of the people that you believe in,
I just did.
do not make you a decent human being.
The happiest of people don't
necessarily have the best of
everything; They just make
the most of everything