I was going through some old emails the other day and found this gem
...thought I'd share it with you folks.
WORDS OF ADVICE
Don't date because you are desperate.
Don't marry because you are miserable.
Don't have kids because you think your genes are superior.
Don't philander because you think you are irresistible.
Don't associate with people you can't trust.
Don't cheat. Don't lie. Don't pretend.
Don't dictate because you are smarter.
Don't demand because you are stronger.
Don't sleep around because you think you are old enough and know
Don't hurt your kids because loving them is harder.
Don't sell yourself, your family, or your ideals.
Don't live in the past. Time can't bring anything or anyone back.
Don't put your life on hold for possibly Mr/Mrs. Right.
Don't throw your life away on absolutely Mr Wrong because your
biological clock is ticking.
Learn a new skill.
Find a new friend.
Sometimes, there is no race to be won;
Only a price to be paid for some of life's more hasty decisions.
To make yourself happy, pursue your passions and be the best of
what you can be.
Simplify your life. Take away the clutter.
Get rid of destructive elements: abusive friends, nasty habits,
And dangerous liaisons.
Don't abandon your responsibilities but don't overdose on duty.
Don't live life recklessly without thought and feeling for your
Be true to yourself.
Don't commit when you are not ready.
Don't keep others waiting needlessly.
Go on that trip. Don't postpone it.
Say those words. Don't let the moment pass.
Do what you have to, even at society's scorn .
Dance with wild abandon.
Cry at the movies.
Take care of yourself.
Don't wait for someone to take care of you.
You light up your life.
You drive yourself to your destination.
No one completes you - except YOU.
It is true that life does not get easier with age.
It only gets more challenging.
Don't be afraid.
Don't lose your capacity to love.
Pursue your passions.
Live your dreams.
Don't lose faith in God.
Don't grow old.
Just grow YOU!