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Monday, September 24, 2007

Spend time with your family

"The size of your heart is more important than the size of your home."

"Everybody today seems to be in such a terrible rush, anxious for greater developments and greater riches and so on, so that children have very little time for their parents. Parents have very little time for each other, and in the home begins the disruption of peace of the world." - Mother Teresa

The dearest possession we have is our family. Togetherness is a very important ingredient to family life. The way to stay close is to do things together and share.

"Destroy the family, you destroy the country."

"Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing." - Jim Rohn

"Family is what grounds you." - Angelina Jolie

"The wisdom you leave your children is more important than any wealth you might leave them."

There's no place like home. Do cherish your relationships with your family by spending time with your family members. If you ever heard any of your family members says that their home is like a hotel then something needs to be rectified quickly.

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13 comments:

Jennifer said...

Hi Sam...

Of all your fabulous posts I think this may be my favorite!

Children grow up so fast....

Thanks for this Sam!

Jen

Titania Starlight said...

Hi Sam:
A great post. I lost a lot of my family members and being an old fashioned homebody I enjoy all the moments that my family and I spend quality time together. Time we have with our loved ones in very precious.

Thank you for the positive messages you send out each day. I truly enjoy visiting you.

haze said...

I really love this post of your.

Yes very true indeed.

We need to enjoy and take time as we can to our family especially kids as they grow up so quickly.

WaterLearner said...

Hi Sam!

Family serves as an important and fundamental unit in society. At times it is easy to take our family for granted for the simple fact that they are always there. Thanks for this good post to remind us to cherish this most basic relationship that we are either borned or married into.

I agree with "Family is what grounds you."

Have a Good Tuesday!

surjit said...

..'Destroy the family, you destroy the country...
Very true. The happiest moments of our life are those spent with our family.
A great post Sam Chan. God bless.

Sam Chan said...

Hi Jennifer,

I am glad you liked this post.

You are right! Children do grow up and time flies and we can never reverse those years that had passed. Thus, we had to really enjoy spending wonderful time with our family.

Blessings to you Jennifer.

Sam Chan said...

Hi Titania,

Thanks for sharing your honest feeling and views.

May we all continue to enjoy all the wonderful, precious and quality time with our family members.

My Best Wishes

Sam Chan said...

Hi Haze,

Thank you for sharing your valuable thoughts and giving me all the support.

May we always remember to enjoy and spend quality time with our family.

Many Blessings to you and yours

Sam Chan said...

Hi Karen,

Thank you for your insight. You got it right! Family is an important fundamental unit in society. All parents must do their very best to bring up their children so that they will be able to contribute their best to the world to come. And this is only possible if we parent spend time with all our family members.

Blessings to you and yours.

Sam Chan said...

Hi Surjit,

Thank you for your kind support and encouragement.

You must have lots of happy moments with your family. I believe I can learn a lot from you!

God bless you and your family always.

Honman said...

Yes. Family is just like our base. If our base is in chaos, we will not be able to pursue our career or other things as we will be busy in putting back our base in order. If our base is in harmony, we will be able to concentrating in pursuing our career or our dreams.
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Sam Chan said...

Hi Honman,

Thank you for your insight and wisdom! Indeed, if our family is in chaos, we will not be able to put all our mind to pursue our career or dream effectively!

Best Wishes

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