Rules for Being Human

Excellent post with lots of wisdom and perhaps a thing or two that might help someone. Have a visit to Chasing Rabbit Holes to make another great cyber friend.

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RULES FOR BEING HUMAN

1. YOU WILL RECEIVE A BODY. You may like it or hate it, but it will be yours for the entire period of this time around.

2. YOU WILL LEARN LESSONS. You are enrolled in a full-time informal school called Life. Each day in this school you will have the opportunity to learn lessons. You may like the lessons or think them irrelevant and stupid.

3. THERE ARE NO MISTAKES, ONLY LESSONS. Growth is a process of trial and error: Experimentation. The “failed” experiments are as much a part of the process as the experiment that ultimately “works.”

4. A LESSON IS REPEATED UNTIL LEARNED. A lesson will be presented to you in various forms until you have learned it. When you have learned it, you can then go on to the next lesson.

5. LEARNING LESSONS DOES NOT END. There is no part of life…

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About The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap

The year 1895 was filled with memorable historical events: the Dreyfus Affair divided France; Booker T. Washington gave his Atlanta address; Richard Olney, United States Secretary of State, expanded the effects of the Monroe Doctrine in settling a boundary dispute between the United Kingdom and Venezuela; and Oscar Wilde was tried and convicted for "gross indecency" under Britian's recently passed law that made sex between males a criminal offense. When the news of Wilde's conviction went out over telegraphs worldwide, it threw a small Nevada town into chaos. This is the story of what happened when the lives of its citizens were impacted by the news of Oscar Wildes' imprisonment. It is chronicle of hatred and prejudice with all its unintended and devastating consequences, and how love and friendship bring strength and healing. Paulette Mahurin, the author, is a Nurse Practitioner who lives in Ojai, California with her husband Terry and their two dogs--- Max and Bella. She practices women's health in a rural clinic and writes in her spare time. All profits from her book are going to animal rescue, Santa Paula Animal Shelter, the first and only no-kill shelter in Ventura County, CA, where she lives. (see links below on Ventura County Star Article & Shelter) To find out more please go the The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap on facebook or Amazon or e-mail us at the gavatar addresses. Thank you. (photos: of Paulette, her family, and a reading at The Ojai Art Center, July 2012)
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18 Responses to Rules for Being Human

  1. This is a wonderful post, Paulette. Thanks for sharing.😉

  2. FlaHam says:

    Paulette, Isn’t funny how great minds think alike !!!! And we both have great ones !! Take care, Bill xox

  3. seeker says:

    Hi P: good one. I reblogged it, too. From the other p.

  4. I have heard this before. But it is good to hear it again. It is like the 10 commandments of life.
    love
    yisraela

  5. huntmode says:

    Hi Paulette, what a joy to come on over and see all these nice comments. It was written by “Anonymous,” but I did have the good sense to snatch it! Best ~ HuntMode

  6. Jean-Jacques says:

    How beautiful! thank you for sharing. Jean-Jacques

  7. 68ghia says:

    Loved this on Huntie’s blog – thanks for reposting P.
    Indeed words to live by!

    • I loved it also, G. And, laughed when I saw the one about you’ll forget it and then re-remember it when needed. That rings so true to me, especially the first part, the second well… sometimes the memory is slow in returning. Wishing you and yours the best of New Years for all good things. Love, P

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