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1999, Peter Lance Segall
Stay Forever Young at Heart
It is Truly the Fountain of Youth
By this I mean, don't try to carry the world
upon your shoulders. That's God's job. Know that stress will only
weaken the heart, soul and mind. Age may bring wrinkles, aches and pain,
but a young heart will bring happiness, peace and love. Take time to sit
on your porch and watch the grass grow. Smell the sweet breeze. Feel the
sun warm your skin. Let that smile trickle across your face. Sure I have
bills, a full-time job and a full time student, but worring only got me
visits to a therapist and a perscription for Prozac. Now that my mind is
clear and that chemical imbalance is on the straight and narrow I DON'T
WORRY!!! Easier said than done, I know. Trust me I know, but it has
to be done. Worring got me nowhere. I'm 27 years old and only 3 years
ago I felt like I was hitting 100. Now people think I'm 19 and 20. Not
bad for someone who is only 3yrs. from 30. Your only human and only so
much is in your control. Take everything little by little and if it seems
to much put it away until you can handle it. It doesn't sound like much
will get accomplished this way, but it will slowly but surely. Slow is
not always a bad thing. Us southern people know this. We're about
slow as molasses. I honestly think we come up with the phrase "Stop and
smell the roses." We just didn't stop at the roses, we got side-tracked
and stopped and smelled everything. So if you feel like rollin' in the
grass,or skipping, or simply laughing out loud when no one else is around,
just do it! You'll feel younger and happier for it.
I am a student in Photography.
I will have my associates degree in June 1999. I plan to continue college
and get my bachelor's.