Lessons Learned, or Steps Taken, in 2011

1. We must always be honest and sincere with others, with ourselves, and with God.

2. Faith is a choice.

3. Our relationship with God takes time and patience.

4. The more we place our confidence in this life, the more this life will disappoint us.

5. The more we try to block out suffering, the more we will block out joy, as well.