Sunday, August 10, 2014

I Was Raised!

By Terry Orr 

  • I didn't just grow up.  
  • I was taught to speak when I enter a room.
  • Say please and thank you, to have respect for my elders and to get off my lazy butt and let the elder in the room have my chair.
  • Say 'yes sir' and 'no sir', lend a helping hand to those in need.
  • Hold the door for the person behind me, say 'excuse me' when it's needed and to love people for who they are and not for what I can get from them.
  • I was also taught to treat people the way I want to be treated.

(And my parents, aunts and uncles, and grandparents refreshed my memory if I had forgotten any of the above.)

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