August Mourn

It is the most requested column I had ever written. My odometer was at 90 in August, so here we go again column: 1. Life is not 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 will not take care of you when you are sick. Your friends and family do. Stay in touch. 5. Liquid your credit cards each month. 6. Do not have to win every argument.

You agree to disagree. 7. Cry with someone. Relieves most to mourn alone. 8. Okay if you get angry with God. a l can bear. 9. Miles D. White often says this. Save for retirement starting with your first paycheck. 10. When it comes to chocolate, resistance is futile. 11. Make peace with your past so it does not spoil the present. 12. It's OK to let your children see you mourn. 13. Do not compare your life with others. You have no idea what their journey is. 14. If a relationship has to be secret, you should not be in it. 15. Everything can change in a blink of an eye. But do not worry, God never blinks. 16. Breathe deeply. This calms the mind. 17. Delete everything that is not useful, beautiful or joyful. 18. If something does not kill you really makes you stronger. 19. It is never too late to have a happy childhood. a But the second is up to you and nobody else.