That is, with a hard-nosed daily discipline together with an equally ardent focus on the prize is the recipe for success in anything in life – no less for spiritual things.
And there’s no need to make everything perfect. Perfectionists never get anywhere because they never start until the perfect conditions are met. And since nothing is perfect, expecting perfection is a waste of valuable time.
Third, set a specific time for family members to watch TV. Create a game to help with getting chores or a certain amount homework done before that time. If it’s the same time every day or every week then children will have something to look forward to; helping motivate them to get their projects done. Watching TV with them will help you monitor what kind of programs they are watching to ensure that it is the quality you want in your home.
First, the limit should apply to everyone in the family, not just the kids. Make sure you explain why you want to set TV limits. If they understand the reason behind the rule they are more likely to keep it. Some possible reasons are: losing weight, less violent programming, having more quality time together or fostering creative play. Let everyone in the family help decide where the limits should be set. By making sure each member has a say in the decision you will find they will be more agreeable towards the new limits.
Suppose you are mighty flowing river, flowing into the sea. Along the banks of you, the river, live thousands of people many of whom make their living from the river. Many seek to please tourists who come to experience your clean, clear, powerful flow year after year. Some folks ply the river in tugs and barges carrying commerce up and down the indomitable waters.
There are many creative ways you can use your entertaining poems. You can write them on your Christmas card or present and give it to your family and friends on the happy new year 2019. Who knows? It might become a good memory they will always keep and remember.
If you like more people to hear and enjoy your fun poems, you can simply read your favorite one out loud at your Christmas party with all your friends. So you can help everyone laugh and have a pleasant time.
Many will have fond memories of you, and will be sad to see you go. You obviously treated them better than you did me. I really can’t wait to here the stroke of midnight on December 31st. Then I will know for sure that you are really gone and out of my life for good. I will forever feel the pain that you caused me, 2009, but with your departing, I am trying to feel hope that the future will be better. I can never replace what you took from me, I can only hope that 2010 will be a little kinder…