Saturday, October 22, 2011

My Truth

Fearless Andrew when he was about 5 years old


Although today began with rain and it was quite muddy at the farmers’ market it was a beautiful fall morning.  I was happy to have Andrew accompany me and carry the heavy bag!

On our drive home I was thinking about something I read on TED, you can read it here.  A question, “What ten things you know to be true?” 
Here is my list

1.    Facing your fears will enhance your life
2.    True love is unconditional
3.    Gossip hurts people
4.    learning keeps your mind flexible 
5.    The sound of children’s laughter is sweet music
6.    To be a person of integrity, you must have it in all aspects of your life
7.    Chocolate is the elixir of life
8.    Friends and Family are important in all phases of life
9.    A smile is powerful
10. Reading transcends time and space 

10 comments:

DUTA said...

Sweet picture!

Your truth is also my truth (except perhaps the chocolate as elixir of life).

I would add to your list some other things I believe to be true:
- Money cannot buy everything
- Knowledge is power
- Reality makes fiction irrelevant.

Have a wonderful Sunday!

Angelina said...

Thank you Duta,

I absolutely agree with your additions! Enjoy your weekend! : )

Rose said...

kool wat a cute baby

Angelina said...

Thanks Rose

That baby is now 13 years old!

kathryn said...

LOVE your list! I would add that wine is also important...but other than that, I think you've nailed it.

I really get the feeling you put a lot of thought into this "ten" list...it really is perfect.

Angelina said...

Thank you Kathryn, it means a lot to me that you think so. Cheers!

monica said...

Hey Angelina! I stopped by your blog after ages and i was like WOW! I love the birdies in header part :) and yeah...what a fearless cute little baby u have. I so agree with the tenner list...life wouldn't be so complicated if we religiously abide by those points. Love and take care :)

Angelina said...

Hey Monica,

Nice to see you after so long. Thank you for your comment. An ideal list for sure, that being said, the trick is to remember it.

I hope you continue writing. I really enjoy your stories even if I don't always comment. Hugs!

Angelina said...

Monica,

I forgot to mention, those birds, represent my sisters and me. It was taken in Northern Alberta where the ravens are huge! : )

monica said...

Oh! nice...i didn't know there's a story behind those birds. And yeah, remembering the list at an appropriate time would make all the difference :) thanks for your compliment, hopefully a new post shall come up soon :) Cya

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