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Fortune Cookie Life Lesson # 32 Nature gave us one tongue and two ears so we could hear twice as much as we speak. How well do I listen instead of letting things come right out of my mouth? A long time ago this was extremely hard for me to do. I usually never heard what was being said and was always the one talking. I am more aware of my lack… Read More

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Fortune Cookie Life Lesson #27 To attain enlightenment is to be aware of your own Buddha. Wouldn’t be nice to have an enlightened life? To be able to have the knowledge to choose what road you want to take in life. Many of us have had to travel our paths of life with little bumps along the way, and I for one consider life’s small cracks to be valuable lessons but wouldn’t… Read More

Fortune Cookie Life Lesson #26 Virtue is its own reward   How important is it to have virtue in our lives?  The definition of virtue states ” Behavior showing high moral standards” and when we think of the word virtue words such as ethics, excellence, and kindness might come to mind.  These things are all important when dealing with each other and if we didn’t do these types of behaviors, our world would suffer…. Read More

Fortune Cookie Life Lessons #25 Whatever the mind can conceive and believe it can achieve. Do you have high hopes? I do, and I have most of my life. Some of my dreams have come true, and most are still on the bucket list of life. Whatever we desire to do with ourselves whether it is in a career, relationships, or a personal journey for ourselves we want to be able to… Read More

Fortune Cookie Life Lesson #23 They will be grateful that you cared enough to make it. I feel like being grateful does not come quickly. I feel like you have to learn a few things to appreciate what being grateful is like. I only learned the true meaning of this word a few years ago when I was battling one of my life’s most significant storms, and my gratitude for what I… 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 #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

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Fortune Cookie Life Lesson #10 Leadership is action not position. Am I a leader or a follower? A question that I was asking myself when I received my next fortune out of the jar and the answer was merely I have no idea. For most of my life, I would consider myself to have been a follower. I was the type of person that usually goes with the flow and never sighted… 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