Tuesday, February 8, 2011

What I Know For Sure- 3rd Edition

1. I married a good man. 

2. God cares more about our holiness than our happiness.

3. Being healthy is a gift.

4. "Can't" never could do anything. 

5. Oprah isn't Jesus.

6. There is beauty in the mundane.

7. Aging is a privilege.

8. Being frugal doesn't mean being cheap.

9. Helping others feels good.

10. Children learn what they live.

11. If you love your job, it isn't work.

12. You can't help your feelings, it's what you do with them that matters. 

13. We never stop learning.

14. Silence is restorative.

15. Charlie Sheen needs God.

16. Technology is for the young.

17. Not all of my peculiarities are reasonable.

18. Old teeth happen even with the best of intentions.

19. The most precious things in life we cannot hold in our grasp forever.

20. My drivel is endless.


  1. Janie I sure do love reading your blog. It makes me smile! This may be my favorite list yet!

  2. I planned on picking a favorite but I couldn't....I love 2 (which I need to be reminded of) 5, 6, 7, 15 and 20!

  3. Oprah isn't Jesus...I love that! Sometimes I think she believes it herself!

  4. Lovin your blog Janie! Definitely a list to live by....and yes, I'm with you.... Charlie Sheen most definitely needs God!

  5. Oh my goodness girl...you crack me up. Charlie Sheen does need God! Number 2 had me thinking. These are soooo good. You've got a lot of knowledge in your years friend.

  6. Amen x 20. I could expand on the teeth one, and the frugal one, and (except for laptop and simple cell phone) the technology one, and the married a good man on, and...

  7. I'm DEFINITELY praying for you all tomorrow!

  8. The Oprah! The old teeth! The Charlie! The Drivel!

    And maybe it's true that Oprah isn't God, but might it also be true that Janie is Oprah???

  9. Great list! Keep the drivel comin'. It does my heart good!


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