> > BANK ACCOUNT!!!
> > This is AWESOME ... something we should all remember.
> > A 92-year-old, petite, well-poised and proud man, who is fully dressed
> > each morning by eight o'clock, with his hair fashionably combed and
> > shaved perfectly, even though he is legally blind, moved to a nursing
> > home today.
> > His wife of 70 years recently passed away, making the move necessary.
> > After many hours of waiting patiently in the lobby of the nursing home,
> > he smiled sweetly when told his room was ready.
> > As he maneuvered his walker to the elevator, I provided a visual
> > description of his tiny room, including the eyelet sheets that had been
> > hung on his window. I love it,' he stated with the enthusiasm of an
> > eight-year-old having just been presented with a new puppy.
> > Mr. Jones, you haven't seen the room; just wait.'
> > 'That doesn't have anything to do with it,' he replied.
> > Happiness is something you decide on ahead of time.
> > Whether I like my room or not doesn't depend on how the furniture is
> > arranged ... it's how I arrange my mind. I already decided to love it.
> > 'It's a decision I make every morning when I wake up. I have a choice; I
> > can spend the day in bed recounting the difficulty I have with the parts
> > of my body that no longer work, or get out of bed and be thankful for
> > the ones that do.
> > Each day is a gift, and as long as my eyes open, I'll focus on the new
> > day and all the happy memories I've stored away.. Just for this time in
> > my life.
> > Old age is like a bank account. You withdraw from what you've put in.
> > So, my advice to you would be to deposit a lot of happiness in the bank
> > account of memories!
> > Thank you for your part in filling my Memory Bank. I am still
> > depositing.
> > 'Remember the five simple rules to be happy:
> > 1. Free your heart from hatred.
> > 2. Free your mind from worries.
> > 3. Live simply.
> > 4. Give more.
> > 5. Expect less.
> > Pass this message to 6 people except me. You will receive a miracle
> > tomorrow.
> > Now, STOP! Did you hear what I just said. You WILL receive a miracle
> > Tomorrow. So send it right now!
> > Have a nice day, unless you already have other plans.
> > **Remember...that "Happiness
> > keeps you Sweet, Trials keep you Strong, Sorrows keep you Human,
> > Failures keep you Humble, Success keeps you Glowing, But Only God Keeps
> > You Going! "Be Kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting
> > some kind of battle."**
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Very nice and wise indeed
Still, not a chain mail which appear to be in its original form.
Pass that to X people and THAT will happen, haha.
I still remember when people thought they'll be paid my Microsoft for sending some chain mails to as many people as they can
That was such a laugh.
Genuine, Independent and Charming
"Professional rocket launcher since 2009"
Not sure a thread on EI counts as passing it on to six people.....but come back and tell us of the miracle. It is a nice piece though and worth remembering, no what is my account number again....LOL
Originally Posted by skywalker85