He hugged his son, knowing that he had been a good father.
He kissed his wife on the forehead one last time.
The old man smiled and closed his eyes.
Then, nothing happened. The watch beeped once and turn off. The man stood standing there, very much alive. You would think that in that moment he would have been overjoyed. Instead, for the first time in his life, the man was scared
Gratitude and giving thanks is really one of the most powerful things you can practise every day, if you are committed to achieving anything in life.
Money is easy. It’s easy to make; it’s easy to spend. And when it comes to the end, we can’t take any of it with us. Let’s make truckloads of it, but let’s not stress over it.
You know, when I was younger, when I was only 14, I was only 14, I was told by a drama teacher that I might do okay if I was happy to settle for the fat girl parts.
Look at me now. Look at me now.
So what I feel like saying in those moments is, you know, any young woman who is ever been put down by a teacher or a friend or even a parent, just don’t listen to any of it, because that’s what I did.
The life is what you make it. No matter what, you’re going to mess up something; it’s universal truth. But the good part is you get to decide how you’re going to mess it up.
So keep your head high, keep your chin up, and most importantly, keep smiling, because life’s a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about.
When you are old and grey and full of sleep,
and nodding by the fire, take down this book,
and slowly read, and dream of the soft look.