SOME INSTRUCTIONS FOR LIFE
1. Give people more than they expect, and do it cheerfully.
2. Marry a man/woman you love to talk to. As you get older, their
conversational skills will be as important as any other.
3. Don’t believe all you hear, spend all you have, or sleep all you
4. When you say, “I love you,” mean it.
5. When you say, “I’m sorry,” look the person in the eye.
6. Be engaged at least six months before you get married.
7. Believe in love at first sight.
8. Never laugh at anyone’s dreams. People who don’t have dreams, don’t
9. Love deeply and passionately. You might get hurt, but it’s the only
way to live completely.
10. In disagreements, fight fairly. No name calling.
11. Don’t judge people by their relatives.
12. Talk slowly, but think quickly.
13. When someone asks you a question you don’t want to answer, smile
and ask, “Why do you want to know?”
14. Remember that great love and great achievements involve great
15. Say “bless you” when you hear someone sneeze.
16. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson.
17. Remember the three R’s: Respect for self, Respect for others;
Responsibility for your actions.
18. Don’t let a little dispute injure a great friendship.
19. When you realize you’ve made a mistake, take immediate steps to
20. Smile when picking up the phone. The caller will hear it in your
21. Spend some time alone.
22. Open your arms to change, but don’t let go of your values.
23. Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
24. Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older and think
back, you’ll get to enjoy it a second time.
25. Trust in God but lock your car.
26. A loving atmosphere in your home is so important. Do all you can to
create a tranquil, harmonious home.
27. In disagreements with loved ones, deal with the current situation.
Don’t bring up the past.
28. Read between the lines.
29. Share your knowledge … It’s a way to achieve immortality.
30. Pray. There’s immeasurable power in it.
31. Never interrupt when you are being flattered.
32. Mind your own business.
33. Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.
34. If you make a lot of money, put it to use helping others while you
are living. That is wealth’s greatest satisfaction.
35. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a stroke of
36. Remember that the best relationship is one where your love for each
other is greater than your need for each other.
37. Judge success by what you had to give up in order to get it.
38. Remember that your character is your destiny.
39. Approach love and cooking with reckless abandon.
THE ABOVE MATERIAL WAS PUBLISHED BY APOSTOLIC ACCENT, PAGE 9, OCTOBER
2001. THIS MATERIAL IS COPYRIGHTED AND MAY BE USED FOR STUDY AND
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