lessonsOne of my grandfather’s favorite phrases was ‘make yourself useful as well as ornamental‘. This was a variation of ‘Pretty is as Pretty does’. Besides, even if you can’t do much about your looks or appearance, you can always change what you’re doing so…

Cursing is the vocabulary of small minds. Don’t speak in a way that demeans you or anyone else. Learn how to speak constructively or wait until you can.

Name calling should always be on a first name basis.

Keep yourself clean. If you can smell yourself, someone else has been suffering for several days.

Stick to the basics. When you can’t do that, don’t stick where you are. Move!

Tomorrow is going to be better than today because we learned something new today. We can practice it tomorrow and practice means we can improve.