past pinner: Trust breeds betrayal. People can smile behind their teeth, and it's a dog eat dog world; some people have bigger teeth than you do. So, don't go trusting people so easily 'cause they appear to be "nice" people.
Integrity and Loyalty I like messy people. People who don't fit in a box or stay between the lines. But whose integrity is greater than any rule book and whose loyalty is stronger than blood.
Happiness is a choice, not result. Nothing will make you happy until you choose to be happy. No person will make you happy unless you decide to be happy. Your happiness will not come to you. It can only come from you. Ralph Marston
Even though there are days I wish I could change some things that happened in the past, there's a reason the rear view mirror is so small and the windshield is so big. Where you're headed is much more important than what you've left behind.
learning to forgive ourselves and others because we have not chosen wisely is what makes us most human. We make horrible mistakes. It's how we learn. We breathe love. It's how we learn. And it is inevitable.
Words to Live by as I have Learned long ago you CANNOT change another person; it is enough of a struggle to authentically change yourself yet alone trying to change someone else. Focus on being you - that is challenge enough.