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Stop Waiting and Take a Chance

Posted by DasaniB12, on Sun May 15, 2011 1:01 pm
We convince ourselves that life will be better after we get married, have a baby, then another.   Then we are frustrated that the kids aren't old enough and we'll be more content when they are.   After that, we're frustrated that we have teenagers to deal with. We will certainly be happy when they are out of that stage.   We tell ourselves that our life will be complete when our spouse gets his or her act together, when we get a nicer car, when we are able to go on a nice vacation or when we retire.  The truth is there's no better time to be happy than right now.   If not now, when?   Your life will always be filled with challenges.   It's best to admit this to yourself and decide to be happy anyway.   Happiness is the way.   So, treasure every moment that you have and treasure it more because you shared it with someone special, special enough to spend your time with..... And remember that time waits for no one.

So, stop waiting
Until your car or home is paid off.
Until you get a new car or home.
Until your kids leave the house.
Until you go back to school.
Until you finish school.
Until you lose 10 lbs.
Until you gain 10 lbs.
Until you get married.
Until you get a divorce.
Until you have kids.
Until you retire.
Until summer..
Until spring.
Until winter.
Until fall.
Until you die.

There is no better time than right now to be happy. Happiness is a journey, not a destination. So work like you don't need money, love like you've never been hurt, and dance like no one's watching.

Take a chance.
When you take a chance,
Some good things might happen,
Some bad things might happen,
But if you don't take a chance

Reply by beyondpar, on Sun May 15, 2011 1:23 pm

Reply by ~traci~, on Sun May 15, 2011 3:11 pm
Today will Never come again. Be a blessing. Be a friend. Encourage someone. Take time to care. Let your words heal, and not wound. Today will Never come again.~traci~
Reply by ~traci~, on Sun May 15, 2011 4:45 pm
~traci~ wrote:
Today will Never come again. Be a blessing. Be a friend. Encourage someone. Take time to care. Let your words heal, and not wound. Today will Never come again.~traci~

I don't want to go through life always thinking "What if?" I want to go through life saying "Remember when?"~traci~
Reply by tippitop, on Sun May 15, 2011 6:19 pm
Hi, love your post and thank you for your message! Meant a lot, but having trouble getting back to you.

Hope to do so soon.

Much lovely man,

Reply by PJT, on Sun May 15, 2011 8:25 pm
So true Dasani. Similar to what John Lennon said: "Life is what happens when you're busy doing other things."
Reply by gutenberg, on Sun May 15, 2011 9:22 pm
Nice Post Dasani, one that could use a couple of readings, Ed
Reply by mooza, on Tue May 17, 2011 6:57 am
hey Dasani sorry i didnt give u a chance for a chat in the chat room hope to catch u a let u speak( i get a bit excited)  nice post take my pain and i will surely try harder i do all these things but have lots of pit stops on the way ..... more interuptions than i can help xx mooza..
Reply by Angelicamarie, on Fri Jan 13, 2017 8:12 am

Hello Dasani, love your post, your quite a funny guy, but I,enjoyed stop waiting and take a chance!!! Have a wonderful day!!!! Angelicamarie

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