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Inspirational words

Sunday, January 01, 2012

My mother gave me this card for my birthday and it brought tears to my eyes because it was so poignant. I wanted to share it with all of you.
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Daughter
If I were your age again, I'd spend a lot less time examining what's wrong about me, and a lot more time enjoying what's right about me.

Because, you know what? You're already perfect enough.

So, live life on your own terms. Be who you are and love what you love. Reserve the right to be wrong.


If things take an occasional turn you hadn't planned on, don't be tempted to call it a mistake. Just call it life, and tuck the experience in your back pocket for safe-keeping.

Pretty soon you can take it out, share it with someone else, and call it wisdom. I'm not kidding. That's how it works.

So, hey- enjoy the life you're in. Be as happy as you can and feel how deeply and completely you are loved. Always loved.
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It doesn't get more simple than this. It is time to live my life on my terms and be happy now.
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COOKWITHME65 1/27/2013 9:42AM

    Thank you for sharing this card Ashley! It is perfect.

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DIVADOLL73 1/5/2012 10:01AM

    VERY WELL SAID! Oh so true live your life because life is about mistakes & learning. Thank you for sharing this with your SP friends it truly blessed me today! emoticon emoticon

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JENN26POINT2 1/4/2012 3:26PM

    Nice card! So sweet yet so truthful! Thank you for sharing it.

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DUSTYGIRL25 1/4/2012 1:20AM

    Very Nice! Those are wonderful words to live by. Your Mom is a smart woman.
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BADASSBLONDIE 1/3/2012 12:54PM

    This is exactly what I needed to read today. Thank you!

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JOANLR 1/2/2012 2:49PM

    Loved this!!

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MAMADWARF 1/2/2012 11:28AM

    Exactly!

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JACQUELINEJO 1/2/2012 7:51AM

    Thank you for sharing this. She's so right.

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FLACA_CHIQUITA 1/1/2012 11:30PM

    love this!

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WORTHEYMOM 1/1/2012 11:19PM

    Wonderful words!

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ADVENTURESEEKER 1/1/2012 11:00PM

    Awww, how lovely! Thanks for sharing.

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MELLYBEANS0919 1/1/2012 10:25PM

  How beautiful. Thanks for sharing. Wise mama you have.

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ECONLADY 1/1/2012 8:36PM

    Wow! Thanks for sharing!

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CRESHA20 1/1/2012 8:10PM

    This is pretty nice.

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