Poet: Julie Hebert, ©2011
Happy Birthday to my dear friend,
I wish you a happy and great day.
Can't believe you're now one year older,
Time to celebrate and holler Hooray!
Being an age older than you,
I must give you a little advice.
Growing older is not just getting wiser,
Its all in the roll of the dice.
Some of us start to forget things,
Others our bodies unravel.
We wish we could take aging and stop it,
Or maybe sent it somewhere to travel.
All I can say is eat well,
And try and take care of yourself.
A little exercise and great company,
Is what aging is all about.
You're Older Than We
Poet: Julie Hebert, © 2011
What's so great about your birthday?
Oh let me tell you, its so wonderfully great.
First of all your turning another year older,
And the rest of us donít get the discounted rate!
We're so glad you're older than we are,
As making fun of your age is so fun.
We do hope you know we're just kidding,
But man do we love to make pun.
We're sorry your aging is so humorous,
We'll all eventually be turning this age too,
But the funny thing is when we get to this age,
We'll still be younger than you!
Okay enough is enough,
We know when its time to settle down.
We just hope you realize we're celebrating,
Our birthday friend who is the talk of the town!
Thoughts shape one's fate, determining success or failure. Each thought stamps itself forever on one's personality- thoughts therefore, make one's personality.
Dorothea Kopplin, Something to Live By
Some people develop a wish bone where their back bone should be.
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have if we didn't spend half our time wishing.
If you cannot find the truth right where you are, where else do you expect to find it?
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
Old beliefs do not lead you to new cheese.
Spencer Johnson, Who Moved My Cheese?
Have more than though showest, speak less than thou knowest, lend less than thou owest.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and . . . all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn.
H. G. Wells
Without drive, one's potential may never leave the garage.
Donald Neviaser, The Inner View
Tasks done at a high standard pave the way to bigger things.
Wilferd Peterson, The Art of Living
When you blame, you sign off the rights to your life.
Milton Katselas, Dreams into Action, Getting what you want!