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Lessons in Life

As you get older you start to realize the things mom and dad told you were all the truth. It turns out they knew a thing or two about life.

As you go through your own life you have two options, you can either take your experiences and turn them into good for yourself and those around you or you can let it destroy you.

THE CHOICE IS YOURS!

Below are just a few things I’ve realized in my walk here on this earth. With each passing year I get to go through new experiences that are sometimes heart wrenching but most of the time joyful situations. Most importantly though, I get to grow and become a better person for myself and those around me.

I have come to realize that my life really is not my own but the one who created it…GOD

I have come to realize that being a parent is the hardest job on this earth…

I have come to realize that the phrase “This too shall pass” is TRUE…

I have come to realize that I am responsible for my actions and I really can’t blame anyone else…

I have come to realize that I will punish my kids when they misbehave, not because I want to but because I LOVE them…

I have come to realize that I will tell my children when they are whining, “Do you want me to give you something to cry about” only because I don’t like it when they whine…

I have come to realize that the grass may look greener on the other side but EVERYTIME you get over there only what you saw was green but all the rest of it was DEAD…

I have come to realize that you CAN NOT CHANGE anyone…

I have come to realize that I do not want to hang around negative people…

I have come to realize that we all have to make mistakes because in doing that we learn from it and if we don’t then…

I have come to realize that there are negative consequences to doing bad things and not learning from our mistakes…

I have come to realize that life is all about choices and that those choices not only affect your life but the life of those that love you and you love…

I have come to realize that TRUE LOVE is NOT a feeling but a choice…

I have come to realize that Infatuation is a feeling and true love is a choice…Lesson in life

I have come to realize that the phrase “Good things come to those who wait” is true…

I have come to realize that “if you show me your friends I’ll show you your future” is another true phrase…

I have come to realize that Cancer sucks…

I have come to realize that the death of a loved one feels like it tears your heart out…

I have also come to realize that the death of that loved one makes you stronger…

I have come to realize that we are not promised tomorrow and we should live every day as if it were our last…

I have come to realize that I should have cherished my children more when they were younger instead of wanting them to grow up and walk on their own…

I have come to realize that without God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit in my life I would be hopeless…

I have come to realize that I love home-schooling my children…

I have come to realize that living at home was not as bad as I thought it was…

I have come to realize that being a teenager can be the easiest or hardest time of your life, IT’S YOUR CHOICE…

I have come to realize that people will ALWAYS judge you but if you are secure in who you are it shouldn’t matter…

I have come to realize that “tough love” is the hardest to give but the most rewarding kind of love…

I have come to realize that God really does answer prayer if you just have faith and patience…

I have come to realize that you do learn something new every day…

I have come to realize that friends will come and go but a family will always be your family…

I have come to realize that someone is always worse off than yourself…

I have come to realize that it does NOTHING to complain, SO STOP COMPLAINING and do something about your circumstances…

I have come to realize that I have the best husband for me…

I have come to realize that it is worth getting up early to watch the sunrise, listen to the birds sing and see the dew on the grass because it means that we have a NEW day every day…

I have come to realize that it is good to walk a mile in someone else’s shoes so that you can have compassion for them…

I have come to realize that everyone has a different love language and it is our responsibility to find out what love language they have and make sure we show them we love them…

I have come to realize that words are so powerful and those words spoken over our children will come to fruition…

I have come to realize that FORGIVENESS is POWERFUL…

I have come to realize that sometimes people need you to be quiet and just listen…

I have come to realize that NO ONES kids are perfect…

I have come to realize that I am so blessed to have the children that God blessed me with…

I have come to realize that I am blessed to have the friends that I have…

Ok, so I have realized a lot of stuff and it would be interesting to see what some of you have realized.

So respond back to this and let me know!!!

Be Blessed,
Audrey