Aging teaches me…
61. That mourning is necessary and positive … it has great value
62. To receive care from others, as well as give care to others
63. That I cannot honor others by dishonoring myself
64. To better distinguish between “needs” and “wants”
65. The difference between a “quality” and “quantity” relationship
66. To go beyond “right” and wrong”
67. That finding who is at fault is fruitless
68. That I cannot change anyone
69. That simple and direct communication is best
70. That everything and everyone and is my teacher
© Richard P. Johnson, Ph.D.
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