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Instructions for Life in the New Millennium from the Dalai Lama

  1. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk.
  2. When you lose, don't lose the lesson.
  3. Follow the three Rs: Respect for self, respect for others, responsibility for all your actions.
  4. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
  5. Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.
  6. Don't let a little dispute injure a great friendship.
  7. When you realize you've made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.
  8. Spend some time alone every day.
  9. Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
  10. Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
  11. Live a good, honorable life. Then, when you get older and think back, you'll be able to enjoy it a second time.
  12. A loving atmosphere in your home is the foundation for your life.
  13. In disagreements with loved ones, deal only with the current situation. Don't bring up the past.
  14. Share your knowledge. It's a way to achieve immortality.
  15. Be gentle with the earth.
  16. Once a year, go someplace you've never been before.
  17. Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
  18. Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.
  19. Approach love and cooking with reckless abandon.
  20. Volunteer with MASCOT Coalition -- further the joy of living.
  January 17th - 2:30 to 7pm MASCOT Blood Drawing
  January 24th - 10am MASCOT monthly meeting
  February 28th - 10am MASCOT monthly meeting
  March 27th - 10am MASCOT monthly meeting
  April 24th - 10am MASCOT monthly meeting
  May 28th: 10am - 3pm Tobacco Use Among the Disabled
  July 24th - 10am MASCOT monthly meeting
  August 28th - 10am MASCOT monthly meeting
  September 25th - 10am MASCOT monthly meeting
  October 30th - 10am MASCOT monthly meeting
  November 18th ACS Great American Smokeout
  November 20th - 10am MASCOT monthly meeting email for information
  December 18th - 10am MASCOT monthly meeting

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