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Post by manyroads » Sun Mar 31, 2019 11:22 am

I came across this and just thought I'd share it. It has nothing to do with Linux, specifically. Enjoy.
Live beneath your means.
Return everything you borrow.
Stop blaming other people.
Admit it when you make a mistake.
Give clothes not worn in 3 years to charity.
Do something nice and try not to get caught.
Listen more, talk less.
Every day take a 30 minute walk.
Strive for excellence, not perfection.
Be on time.
Don't make excuses.
Don't argue.
Get organized.
Be kind to kind people.
Be kind to unkind people.
Let someone cut ahead of you in line.
Toke time to be alone.
Reread your favorite book.
Cultivate good manners.
Be humble.
Realize and accept that life isn't fair.
Know when to keep your mouth shut.
Go an entire day without criticizing anyone.
Learn from the past.
Plan for the future.
Live in the present
Don't sweat the small stuff.
It's all small stuff.
--- from a Quaker newsletter

Moderators: if this is inappropriate, please free to remove it. :lipsrsealed:
"Don't believe everything you think."
Pax vobiscum,
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Re: Atypical Forum material --- from a Quaker newsletter

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Post by Head_on_a_Stick » Sun Mar 31, 2019 3:26 pm

I'm not at all religious but I like that very much, thanks for posting.

Just one thing though;
manyroads wrote:
Sun Mar 31, 2019 11:22 am
Don't argue.
^ I don't agree with this :p

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Post by manyroads » Sun Mar 31, 2019 3:36 pm

Head_on_a_Stick wrote:
Sun Mar 31, 2019 3:26 pm
I'm not at all religious but I like that very much, thanks for posting.

Just one thing though;
manyroads wrote:
Sun Mar 31, 2019 11:22 am
Don't argue.
^ I don't agree with this :p
Personally, I have difficulty 'doing/ following' a lot of the recommendations. :bagoverhead:
"Don't believe everything you think."
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Post by Head_on_a_Stick » Sun Mar 31, 2019 3:39 pm

I'm pretty sure that the $DEITY I don't believe in understands that people are flawed and imperfect so as long as you try your best it will all be fine :-)

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Post by Sparky » Sun Mar 31, 2019 3:49 pm

I've read those before in a Zen book.
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Post by manyroads » Sun Mar 31, 2019 3:55 pm

I am sure these appear in a bunch of locations... in one form or another. :cool2:
"Don't believe everything you think."
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Post by Jan K. » Sun Mar 31, 2019 4:57 pm

Realize and accept that life isn't fair.
Never gonna happen.

Will complain and whine till last breath and beyond...

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Post by arjaybe » Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:01 pm

"Toke time to be alone." Really? Who knew?-)
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Post by manyroads » Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:14 pm

arjaybe wrote:
Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:01 pm
"Toke time to be alone." Really? Who knew?-)
I read it three times and never saw that during the proofing. Oh well, my spellchecker is a child of the 60s. :bagoverhead:
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Re: Atypical Forum material --- from a Quaker newsletter

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Post by sunrat » Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:20 pm

Toke time alone can be good for the soul. ;)

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