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O LORD, GIVE ME WHAT IT TAKES TO BE GOOD
      Give me courage to do what is hard; courage to say no to sin; courage to continue my studies.
      Give me a clean mind and clean speech; clean eyes and clean hands.
      Give me a gift of kindness, so I may never hurt another youth. Teach me to control my temper and my tongue.
      Give me strength of spirit to defeat self-pity. If I am lonesome, lead me to the knowledge that be loved. I must be lovable.
      Give me that bigness I will need to be cheerfully obedient.
      Give me zest and drive to conquer laziness. Never let me think that I can be served without also serving, or get without also giving. Instruct my heart in the love of work and study.
      Give me that peace of mind which comes from knowing that I will never lead another to sin. By your grace, may no one be cheapened because of my company.
      Give me, finally, such brightness, laughter, and grace, that You will find in me a temple which please You as Mary pleased You. Amen.
I KNOW SOMETHING GOOD ABOUT YOU
Wouldn't this old world be better, if the folks we meet would say: "I know something good about you," And then treat us just that way!
Wouldn't it be fine and dandy, If each hand-clasp warm and true, Carried with it this assurance "I know something good about you!"
Wouldn't things here be more pleasant, If the good that's in us all, Were the only thing about us, That folks bothered to recall!
Wouldn't life be lots more happy, If we'd praise the good we see! For there's such a lot of goodness, In the worst of you and me.
Wouldn't it be nice to practice, this fine way to thinking too; You know something good about me, I know something good about you!
TEN COMMANDMENTS OF HUMAN RELATIONS
1. Speak to people. There is nothing as nice as a cheerful word of greeting.
2. Smile at people. It takes 65 muscles to frown; only 15 to smile.
3. Call people by name. The sweetest music to anyone's ears is the sound of his own name.
4. Be friendly and helpful. If you would have friends, be friendly.
5. Be cordial. Speak and act as if everything you do were a genuine pleasure.
6. Be genuinely interested in people. You can like everybody if you try.
7. Be generous with praise - cautious with criticism.
8. Be considerate with the feelings of others. It will be appreciated.
9. Be thoughtful of the opinion of others. There are three sides to a controversy - yours --- the other persons - and the right one.
10. Be alert to give service. What counts most in life is what we do for others.
THREE THINGS FOR DAILY LIVING
1. Three things to be:
    Pure, Just and honest.
2. Three thing to govern:
    Temper, tongue and conduct.
3. Three thing to cultivate:
    Courage, affection and gentleness.
4. Three things to commend:
    Thrift, industry and promptness.
5. Three thing to despise:
    Cruelty, arrogance and ingratitude.
6. Three thing to wish for:
    Health, friends and contentment.
7. Three thing admire:
    Dignity, gracefulness and intellect.
8. Three thing consider:
    Purpose of living. Shortness of life and endlessness of eternity.
9. Three thing obey:
   Wishes of my parents, advice of my teachers and the commandments of God.
10. Three thing give:
    Aims to the needy, comfort to the sick and thanks to Almighty God!
THAT YOU MAY "B" HAPPY
B- patient, B prayerful, B humble, B mild,
B - wise as a solon B meek as a child B- studious, B thoughtful, B loving B kind,
B - sure you make matter subservient to mind.
B - cautious, B prudent, B trustful, B true
B - courteous to all, B friendly with few
B - temperate in argument, pleasure and wine
B - careful of conduct, of money and time
B - cheerful, B grateful, B hopeful, B firm
B - peaceful, benevolent, willing to learn
B - courageous, B gentle, B liberal and just,
B - aspiring, B humble because you are dust.
B - penitent, circumspect, sound in the faith.
 
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