Tag Archive | appreciation

The Best Gifts to Give


Treasures In The Garden

Life has many treasures but a gift of ourselves is the best treasure of all.

Very often we will find that

 

the gifts which are the

most appreciated, and mean

 

the most are gifts of our time

 

and our love.

I will spend each day with a a heart full of joy and love.

My word for today is “GIFTS!”

Time and love are our life and cannot be bought- the most precious gifts to receive.

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At this moment


Treasures In The Garden

 

How often do we take special people for granted….

 

How often do we tell the ones we love 

what they mean to us

and how grateful we are that they are part of our lives?

 How often do we willingly forgive 

those who have betrayed us,

 or hurt us sometime through our life?

How often do we remember that the ones we love

 will not remain here on earth with us forever?

We seem to take people in our life for granted.

We may leave it too late to reconcile or apologize.

But…… tomorrow may just be that bit too late!


So while we are alive we must never stop saying “I love you”, “thank you”

to those who bless our lives:

Appreciate people who are in our life,

be grateful for lessons learned,

forgive wrongs,

 rekindle bonds,

enjoy each moment of our life,

remember and value special people before they die.

All we have is this moment to express our love.

How to Know You have Succeeded


Treasures In The Garden

How will you know you have succeed in life?

 

To laugh often and much;

to be respected by your peers;

when you have received the affection of children;

when you earn and are appreciated by honest critics;

when you can endure betrayal by false friends;

when you can appreciate the beauty that surrounds you;

when are able to find good in other people;

when you can leave the world a better place than when you entered it,

whether it be by a healthy child

a garden patch,,

a changed social condition;

to know that even one life has been made easier

because you have lived and trod upon this earth.

  This is to have succeeded in life.

Ageing to Wisdom


Treasures In The Garden

 

With age comes wisdom. How good it feels to think first and not jump into a decision feet first. How much heartache and many good jobs could be saved with informed thinking.

Honesty is the first chapter

of the Book of Wisdom.

Patience can be bitter

but the fruits of patience 

are oh so sweet!

The Sweetness of Friendship


Treasures In The Garden

 

Turn the grey skies into blue

 

In the closeness of friendship

let there be laughter 

and the sharing of pleasure.

 

People, especially lonely ones,

appreciate a warm hug

and just a quiet friendly pat on the back.