Forty-Seven Axioms for Life


1. Life isn’t fair, but it’s still good.
 2.When in doubt, just take the next small step
 3.Life is too short to waste time hating anyone.
 4.Your job won’t take care of you when you are sick. Your friends and parents will. Stay in touch.
 5.Pay off your credit cards every month. Then stop using them.
 6.You don’t have to win every argument. Agree to disagree.
7. Cry with someone. It’s more healing than crying alone.
8. It’s OK to get angry with God. He can take it.
9.Save for retirement starting with your first paycheck.
10.Make peace with your past so it won’t screw up the present.
11.It’s OK to let your children see you cry.
12.Let your children cry when they hurt.
13.Don’t compare your life to others. You have no idea what their journey is all about.
14.If a relationship has to be a secret, you shouldn’t be in it.
15.Everything can change in the blink of an eye. But don’t worry; God never blinks.
16.Take a deep breath. It calms the mind.
17.Get rid of anything that isn’t useful, beautiful or joyful.
18.Whatever doesn’t kill you really does make you stronger.
19.A happy childhood comes ’round only once. Don’t screw up your life by trying to have another one.
20.When it comes to going after what you love in life, be willing to take no for an answer.
21.Today is special. Give it all you’ve got.
 22.Over prepare, then go with the flow.
 23.Be eccentric now. Don’t wait for old age to wear purple, or answer the door naked.
 24.No one is in charge of your happiness but you.
25.Frame every so-called disaster with these words ”In five years, will this matter?”.
26.Die to selfishness daily.
 27.Always choose life for others.
 28.Forgive everyone everything.
 29.What other people think of you is none of your business…
 30.Time heals almost everything. Give time, and more time.
 31.However good or bad a situation is, it will change.
 32.Don’t take yourself so seriously. No one else does.
 33.Believe in miracles.
 34.God loves you because of who God is, not because of  anything you did or didn’t do.
 35.Don’t ration life. Show up and make the most of it now.
 36.Your children get only one childhood. Let them enjoy it.
 37.All that truly matters in the end is that you loved.
 38.Get outside every day.
 39.Miracles are waiting everywhere.
 40.If we all threw our problems in a pile and saw everyone else’s, we’d grab ours back.
 41.Envy is a waste of time. You already have all you need.
 42.No matter how low you feel, get up, dress up and show up.
 43.Life isn’t tied with a bow, but it’s still a gift.
 44.Friends are the family that we choose for ourselves.
45. Yield
46. Love
47.The best is yet to come.


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