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24 Things To Live By

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24 Things To Live By

Knowledge-...Something I have a little of,but always search for more
Integrity-...Something I hope to never loose
Courage-...Something I feel I was given enough of
Determination-...Something I need more of
Loyalty-...Something I  adhear to
Experience-...Something I have gained plenty of
Leadership-...Something I have the ability to do if asked
Sacrifice-...Something I am always willing to do
Sharing-...Something I am always doing
Justice-...Something I feel I have been shown
Compassion-...Something my heart is filled with
Kindness-...Something I feel could be my middle name
Morality-...Something I need to look for
Honesty-...Something I am often confused by
Meditation-...Something I may do to much of
Reverence-...Something I feel that I have 
Reflection-...Something I do often
Moderation-...Something I constatly struggled with
Respect-...I know so much about,and feel the world needs to learn
Cheerfulness-...Something that is always in my heart
Humility-...Something I am filled with
Appreciation-...Something I feel I show to the best of my abilities
Understanding-...Something I am always working on
Patience-...Something I have,but is constantly tested

By practicing these everyday can bring self confidence,contentment,
respect,and wisdom...


Danny Boy:12-11-12

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  1. Date: 10/19/2013 8:48:00 PM
    Be truthful.

  1. Date: 1/10/2013 5:12:00 PM
    Wow If only everyone was like you Dan, great write your a real deal poet! Love your work it makes me smile :)

  1. Date: 12/19/2012 10:43:00 AM
    Yes, this is Dan! - Well written my friend! :) - oxox / / f.e.f. Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 12/17/2012 9:00:00 PM
    and your poetry... this is nice...like other works by you. You have a natural flair for writing poems.. ''Sacrifice-...Something I am always willing to do'',,,i wish everyone could undesrand this line..

  1. Date: 12/17/2012 1:02:00 PM
    great write Dan,great write

  1. Date: 12/14/2012 10:21:00 AM
    A very virtuous man.

  1. Date: 12/13/2012 3:59:00 PM
    As I suspected, you are a great guy with wonderful qualities. Great list!

  1. Date: 12/13/2012 8:28:00 AM
    Dan; This is great. If we had all those things we would be perfect. I loved this, very educational. Thanks for sharing and for reading my poem. Lucilla

  1. Date: 12/13/2012 7:22:00 AM
    Hi dan Like your list very entertaining, all the best Big O

  1. Date: 12/11/2012 9:02:00 PM
    A very good list, excellent attributes xxxRose

  1. Date: 12/11/2012 6:27:00 PM
    Too good to be true!! LOL! What about the "bad" things? Lust, lies,envy.... : ) Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas, Dan! My best wishes. Ruben.

    Kearley Avatar Dan Kearley
    Date: 12/11/2012 7:22:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    ha,ha..Hey Ruben,I've got a grip on those things. :o) By practicing those 24,makes it easier to overcome those bad things...