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Fortune Cookie Life Lesson #31 Trust is earned by many deeds. Honesty is the best policy. We have heard this statement time and time again but what happens if you have broken that policy and need to repair the damage. Breaking trust is a hard lesson to learn, and it takes lots of time and patience on both ends. Know that if you work hard and stay diligent the trust you once… Read More

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Fortune Cookie Life Lesson # 26 There are no ordinary moments. How many of us take the time to celebrate our everyday moments? How many of us do this with our children? Kids grow fast just yesterday I remember the day my son Parker was born, and that was 14 years ago. Time has flown by, and one thing I realized is that life is short and time does not stand still… Read More

Fortune Cookie Life Lesson #20 Tolerance is a virtue few have. I will be honest when I picked up this one I had to chuckle a little. Like I said when I started this project that these fortune cookie papers had significant meaning to them and I knew I would be learning valuable lessons from these little phrases. How can we be more tolerant around others and in situations that we may… Read More

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Fortune Cookie Life Lesson #15 A true friend is someone who is there for you when he’d rather be anywhere else. With Easter right around the corner, I decided to write about my daughter Emma and her adorable Lionhead Dwarf Bunny Elsa. Why on earth would I pick such an unlikely pair to talk about friendship? Elsa helped my daughter bring back the sunshine in her life around the age of 9…. Read More

Fortune Cookie Life Lesson #14 Whatever you want to do, do it. There are only so many tomorrows. One of the things I want to do is get out of debt. This fortune phrase hit it right on the head and I want out of debt now. Something I struggled with most of my life was my finances. I was never very good at keeping a budget and didn’t quite learn the… Read More

Fortune Cookie Life Lesson #8 Watch one’s thoughts become one’s actions. I had experienced this affirmation throughout the last couple of year’s when I made a decision a couple of years ago to become healthier. When I first started out on my healthy life journey, I focussed on just getting well. I was 34 and suffering from extremely high blood pressure. I felt miserable and could hardly do anything. After a health… Read More

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Fortune Cookie Life Lesson #7 Knowledge is priceless. Think about all the things we have been able to learn throughout our lives. From the time we were in diapers to being productive members of society. When we were children, we were always taught. We were taught how to tie our shoes, brush our teeth, and read. As we grew older, there was driving and school that we attended. We may have had… Read More

    Fortune Cookie Life Lesson #5 It’s up to you to make the next move. Have you ever been in between a rock and a hard place? Where you know that you need to make a decision and the decision you make will significantly affect your future? Maybe you are stuck in a job that never goes anywhere, or you are just looking for more in your life. Either way, you… Read More

  Fortune Cookie Life Lesson #4 It is a great piece of skill to know how to guide your luck even while waiting for it. Take a minute to think about the luckiest person you know. Why is this person so lucky, and what makes them so lucky? Who Has the Best Luck? When I stop and think about all the people that I have come across in life that I considered… Read More

Fortune Cookie Life Lesson #2 Keep your goals away from the trolls. I have been practicing this thought process for the last couple of years and have learned many things in the process.   I did not realize that I should probably be doing this until about five years ago.   I began to notice that there were certain situations or individuals that got a kick out of my downfalls.  It took me a… Read More