Tuesday, October 23, 2007

California roadside flower

1. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk.

2. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson.

3. Follow the three R’s: -Respect for self, -Respect for others and -Responsibility for all your actions.

4. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.

5. Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.

6. Don’t let a little dispute injure a great relationship.

7. When you realize you’ve made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.

8. Spend some time alone every day.

9. Open your arms to change, but don’t let go of your values.

10. Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.

11. Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older and think back, you’ll be able to enjoy it a second time.

12. A loving atmosphere in your home is the foundation for your life.

13. In disagreements with loved ones, deal only with the current situation. Don’t bring up the past.

14. Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.

15. Be gentle with the earth.

16. Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.

17. Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.

18. Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.

19. Approach love and cooking with reckless abandon

Lessons for Life From the Dali Lhama.


Darlene said...


love to you,
xOx darlene

Carver said...

Beautiful flower and great lessons.

Inland Empire Girl said...

good thoughts. I will print this and put it in my journal.

Lori said...

Beautiful flower...very wise words:) Happy WW.

Angelina said...

Those are all good guidelines for living a happy life-and I certainly need reminding of them at times.

Fuchsia Girl said...

Hello Yolanda,

Thanks for stopping by recently and leaving your kind thoughts. Am now back blogging!

Very wise words from a very wise man. Forgot to include: Behind every great man, there stands a surprised woman! Only joking.......am I? Maybe not.
Have a great day and Happy Halloween.

Jan said...

Yolanda, thank you. I haven't had much time to visit lately, so I'm glad I came by.