I BELIEVE

REV. RUDY POHL

I BELIEVE
>
> I believe – that our background and circumstances may have influenced who
> we are, but we are responsible for who we become.
>
> I believe – that no matter how good a friend is, they’re going to hurt you
> every once in a while and you must forgive them for that.
>
> I believe – that just because someone doesn’t love you the way you want
> them to
> doesn’t mean they don’t love you with all they have.
>
> I believe – that true friendship continues to grow, even over the longest
> distance. Same goes for true love.
>
> I believe – that it’s taking me a long time to become the person I want to
> be.
>
> I believe – that you should always leave loved ones with loving words. It
> may be the last time you see them.
>
> I believe – that you can keep going, long after you can’t.
>
> I believe – that we are responsible for what we do, no matter how we feel.
>
> I believe – that either you control your attitude or it controls you.
>
> I believe – that heroes are the people who do what has to be done when it
> needs to be done, regardless of the consequences.
>
> I believe – that money is a lousy way of keeping score.
>
> I believe – that my best friend and I can do anything or nothing and have
> the best time.
>
> I believe – that sometimes the people you expect to kick you when you’re
> down, will be the ones to help you get back up.
>
> I believe – that sometimes when I’m angry I have the right to be angry,
> but that
> doesn’t give me the right to be cruel.
>
> I believe – that maturity has more to do with what types of experiences
> you’ve had and what you’ve learned from them and less to do with how many
> birthdays you’ve celebrated.
>
> I believe – that it isn’t always enough to be forgiven by others.
> Sometimes
> you have to learn to forgive yourself.
>
> I believe – that no matter how bad your heart is broken the world doesn’t
> stop for your grief.
>
> I believe – that just because two people argue, it doesn’t mean they don’t
> love each other. And just because they don’t argue, it doesn’t mean they
> do.
>
> I believe – that you shouldn’t be so eager to find out a secret. It could
> change your life forever.
>
> I believe – that two people can look at the exact same thing and see
> something totally different.
>
> I believe – that your life can be changed in a matter of hours by people
> who don’t even know you.
>
> I believe – that even when you think you have no more to give, when a
> friend cries out to you you will find the strength to help.
>
> I believe – that credentials on the wall do not make you a decent human
> being.
>
> I believe – that the people you care about most in life are taken from you
> too soon.