If you are wise, you should have to take time to think before you react.
If you are wise, you should have take time to listen before you criticize.
If you are wise, you should have to take time to analyze before you emphasize.
If you are wise, you should have to take to time to lend your ears before you argue.
If you are wise, you should give enough time others to speak before you clarify.
If you are wise, you should give enough time others to clarify before you justify.
If you are wise, you should learn to cultivate yourself as well as practice encouragement instead of discouragement.
If you are wise, you should learn as well as teach yourself to be patient in dealing with people. Remember, you are not dealing with a people of logic but you are dealing with a people of emotions too!
If you are wise, you should learn and teach yourself to manage as well as control your temper.
If you are wise, you should learn to hold as well as manage your tongue not to back fight, criticize, gossip, condemn and insult other people.
Remember criticizing that is a mark of an inferior person. A real wise person has no time in back fighting, criticizing, condemning, gossiping and insulting other people. They are busy in cultivating and improving themselves and helping the lowly ones.
If you are wise, do not snub people. A real wise person did not snub but greet people with a sweet smile.
If you are wise, be honest in giving praises. Do not give a flattering answer or else people will hate and mock at you!
If you are wise, remain humble instead of being proud. Remember, God mocked the proud but He lifted up the humble.
If you are wise, do not praise yourself in front of the people. Let people praise you, not yourself!
If you are wise, be an open-minded person. Remember, there is more hope to the fools than to the close-minded individuals!
If you are wise, you should continue feeding your mind with fresh knowledge and wisdom. Remember knowledge is power. No knowledge, no power!
If you are wise, you should encourage as well as teach yourself to value other people. Remember no man is an
If you are wise, cultivate yourself to have your own originality. I’ve learned and discovered that one of the greatest mistakes of the young people nowadays is a lack of originality!
If you are wise, you should practice being kind to yourself as well as to other people. Always bear in mind that the hardest things to give is kindness, it’s always comes back to the giver!
Finally, if you are wise, cultivate as well as teach yourself to put God in the center and everything will come together.
If You Are Wise!
Wish you many blessings to come and God Bless!
Moises P. Reconalla
About the Author
Moises P. Reconalla is the School Guidance Counselor and Working Students Supervisor at North Davao College, Panabo City, Philippines.
Mr. Reconalla has taught several courses at the college including: Guidance and Counseling, General Psychology, Philippine History: Roots and Development, General Anthropology and Sociology, and Dr. Jose Rizal: Life, Works & Writings.
You can send your comments about this Poem through his email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit his blogs http://www.mosesreconalla.blogspot.com and read his inspirational and motivational articles that can motivate your mind to THINK AND GROW RICH!
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