Some Wonderful Words From The past

I started this blog a few years ago and then let it drop…I did not post anything for years, and now I have resurrected the ideas and thoughts. As I read back through some old posts that I had, this one piece that I had posted in 2012 struck me as very current for today. So forgive me for copying an old post, the words are just so strong…

Here is that piece that I had found online:
Birth Certificate shows that we were born
A Death Certificate shows that we died
Pictures show that we live!
Have a seat. Relax . . .
And read this slowly.

I Believe …
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.

I Believe …
That we don’t have to change friends if
We understand that friends change.

I Believe …
That no matter how good a friend is,
they’re going to hurt you
every once in a while,
and you must forgive them for that.

I Believe …
That true friendship continues to grow,
even over the longest distance.
Same goes for true love.

I Believe …
That you can do something in an instant
That will give you heartache for life.

I Believe …
That it’s taking me a long time
To become the person I want to be.

I Believe …
That you should always leave loved ones with Loving words.

It may be the last time you see them.

I Believe …
That you can keep going long after you think you can’t.

I Believe …
That we are responsible for what
We do, no matter how we feel.

I Believe …
That either you control your attitude or it controls you.

I Believe …
That heroes are the people
who do what has to be done,
when it needs to be done,
regardless of the consequences.

I Believe …
That my best friend and I

can do anything or nothing
and have the best time.

I Believe …
That sometimes the people you expect to kick you when you’re down will be the ones to help you get back up.

I Believe …
That sometimes, when I’m angry,
I have the right to be angry, but that
doesn’t give me the right to be cruel.

I Believe …
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 you’ve celebrated.

I Believe …
That it isn’t always enough
to be forgiven by others.
Sometimes you have to learn
to forgive yourself.

I Believe …
That no matter how bad
your heart is broken,
the world doesn’t stop for your grief.

I Believe …
That our background and circumstances
may have influenced who we are, but,
we are responsible for who we become.

I Believe …
That you shouldn’t be
so eager to find out a secret.
It could change your life forever.

I Believe …
Two people can look at the exact same thing
And see something totally different.

I Believe …
That your life can be changed
in a matter of hours
by people who don’t even know you.

I Believe …
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.

I Believe …
That credentials on the wall
do not make you a decent human being.

I Believe …
That the people you care about
most in life
are taken from you too soon.

I Believe …
That you should send this to
all of the people that you believe in.

Yesterday, February 2, 2015, I had a chance to meet with a very special man, Francis Lott. Mr. Lott is a wonderful man that has done so much for so many others, and he said to me the following. He said “The best thing that you can give to others is not writing a check, it is easy to write a check, the best thing you give to theories is your time. Your time is the hardest thing to give, yet it is the most valuable thing that you can give to others.” He continued, “We all have the same amount of time available to us, giving of your time is what can make a difference”

Mr. Lott, that is so true…and so well said!!!

About rtg7

Leadership trainer, consultant, and educator. Maximizing and developing human potential for leaders and organizations.
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2 Responses to Some Wonderful Words From The past

  1. Mary says:

    Awesome Mr Bob 😀

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