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Father’s Life Advice

My father once told me of the time he came home after work one evening to find me buried underneath a huge mound of books I’d removed from the shelves in his study. Apparently I looked pretty happy. Don’t recall him getting mad at me…

Here, finally, from his notebook, is some life advice:

1. Do the best you can, whatever arises
2. Be at peace with yourself
3. Find a job you enjoy
4. Live simply: housing, food, clothing
5. Contact nature every day, feel the earth under your feet
6. Exercise, work, gardening, walking
7. Don’t worry, live one day at a time
8. Share something everyday, help someone else
9. Wonder at life, see humour in life
10. Observe one life in all things
11. Be kind to creatures.

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One Response to “Father’s Life Advice”

  1. Lesley Says:

    Lovely- could have been written by my Father. My parents refer to Sir Louis advancement in old letters I am sorting!

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