So today was my birthday. Here are a few things I have learned:)

44 Things I’ve learned

Action destroys fear.
Your dog will forgive you faster than your friends will.
It is easier to stay in shape than to get out of shape and get back in.
Freedom is good. Slavery is bad.
Debt is slavery.
Being a father is fantastic! If I had known sooner, I would have started ALOT earlier.
Nothing satisfies like a day of good hard work.
No matter how late I stay up at night, the dogs wake up at 5:30am. The kids at 6am.
Profits are better than wages.
We are paid for the value we bring to the marketplace.
Helium is worth twice it’s weight in gold.
I have so much to be thankful for, I could never list it all.
Giving really is more fun than receiving.
Partisan politics piss me off.
Free enterprise: the more enterprising you are, the more free you become.
I don’t like being told what to do.
There is great peace in living someplace because it is where you WANT to live.
Not because you have to.
God Yes. Organized religion, Nope.
I love to take something and make it better.
A simple sunset can make your problems melt.
So can a trail run.
God delivers. He always keeps His word.
Do whatever is necessary to keep your word.
Telling the truth is so much easier than lying. You don’t have to remember what you said.
You can learn from anything done well.
You can learn everything you need to know from experience. But nobody has that much time.
Find someone to learn from.
There is a standard for truth.
Don’t focus on the problem. Focus on the solution.
You can choose your attitude.
You should choose your attitude.
Thoughts become habits.
Habits become character.
Character makes the man.
There is almost always more than one solution.
There is always a way.
Being flexible is just as valuable as a good plan.
Kids don’t get less expensive.
Do you know what causes sibling rivalry? Having more than one kid.
When your child is 5, you are their hero and they let you know it.
When they are 15, you are still their hero, but they are looking for chinks in your armor.
You can only lose if you quit.
A lost dollar can be regained. But a lost minute cannot.
Marriage is more about commitment than just “being in love.”
There is HUGE freedom in commitment.
God parted the Red Sea for Moses and raised Jesus from the dead. I’m sure He can handle anything I can come up with.

You didn’t count these.
Neither did anyone else…