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  • v BARBIEE52
    emoticon emoticon emoticon IF I HAD MY LIFE TO LIVE OVER emoticon emoticon emoticon
    By Erma Bombeck~(written after she found out she was dying from cancer~
    (I've shared this before, but I feel it's worth so much to share again,
    as we all need to be reminded of the 'I Would's' in our lives)

    I would have gone to bed when I was sick instead of pretending the earth
    would go into a holding pattern if I weren't there for the day.
    I would have burned the pink candle sculpted like a rose before it melted in storage.
    I would have talked less and listened more.
    I would have invited friends over to dinner even if the carpet was stained, or the sofa faded.
    I would have eaten the popcorn in the 'good' living room and worried much less
    about the dirt when someone wanted to light a fire in the fireplace.
    I would have taken the time to listen to my grandfather ramble about his youth.
    I would have shared more of the responsibility carried by my husband.
    I would never have insisted the car windows be rolled up on a summer day
    because my hair had just been teased and sprayed.
    I would have sat on the lawn with my grass stains.
    I would have cried and laughed less while watching television and more while watching life.
    I would never have bought anything just because it was practical,
    wouldn't show soil, or was guaranteed to last a lifetime.
    Instead of wishing away nine months of pregnancy, I'd have cherished
    every moment and realized that the wonderment growing inside me
    was the only chance in life to assist God in a miracle.
    When my kids kissed me impetuously, I would never have said,
    "Later. Now go get washed up for dinner."
    There would have been more "I love you's." More "I'm sorry's."
    But mostly, given another shot at life, I would seize every minute...look at it,
    really see it, live it, and never give it back. Stop sweating the small stuff.
    Don't worry about who doesn't like you, who has more, or who's doing what.
    Instead, I would cherish the relationships we have with those who do love us.
    I would think about what God HAS blessed me with, and what I am
    doing each day to promote myself mentally, physically, emotionally.

    After reading this, I realized how many more "I would" add to this list. One of them is:
    "I would" share this with my friends, because my life is pretty wonderful with them in it.
    emoticon emoticon emoticon Wishing you a Blessed Day emoticon emoticon emoticon
    281 days ago
  • v BARBIEE52
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    Valentine's Day, a "Special" day for me to be able to express the feelings I think about
    but don't say to people, the ones who enrich my life in unique and meaningful ways.

    You are this kind of person. When I think of you, my thoughts are warm,
    and fond, and filled with admiration. I feel blessed to know you,
    and to have you in my life. May your Valentine's Day
    be filled with the love of your family and friends..

    emoticon emoticon emoticon Have a Happy Valentine's Day emoticon emoticon emoticon

    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon ~Barb~ emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    297 days ago
  • v BARBIEE52
    emoticon emoticon LESSON of TIME~KARMA emoticon emoticon

    When a bird is alive, it eats ants.
    When the bird is dead, Ants eat the bird.
    Time and circumstances can change at any time.
    Don’t devalue or hurt anyone in your life.
    You may be powerful today, but remember.....
    time is more powerful than you!
    One tree makes a million match sticks.
    Only one match stick is needed to burn a million trees.
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    So BE GOOD and DO GOOD....
    cause you’ll never know what will happen.
    306 days ago
  • v BARBIEE52
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    “Binge on life. Purge negativity.
    Starve guilty feelings. Restrict unhappy thoughts.
    Count blessings, not calories.
    The only weight you ever need to lose
    is the weight of the world on your shoulders.”
    ~Anonymous~

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    325 days ago
  • v BARBIEE52
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    Christmas maybe over, the stockings put away,
    the chocolate and the cookies enjoyed every single day
    Now the New Year's coming, all hurry on their way
    to live their busy lives, no more thoughts of Santa's sleigh.
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    Although the season's come & go, and Holiday's have their cheer.
    the Spirit of Christ can stay in our heart to warm & bless all near.
    I hope you had a Merry Christmas, full of Christmas Spirit.
    but more than that, will the New Year bring you hope, happiness & love in it?

    emoticon emoticon New Year's is on it's way! emoticon emoticon
    347 days ago
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