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Five things I’ve learned from Cowboys (Part 1 of 2)

I love Cowboys.

Always have and always will.

They’re strong, grounded in the simple things and not afraid of hard work.

Here are a few of my favorite lessons I’ve learned from them:

1) Be careful how you wield thy spur.

Once you jab your spur deep, you can’t take it back.

Be foolish, and you might lose your seat.

Just like in relationships…once hurtful words are hurled, they’re out there for good, and no matter how many “I’m sorry’s” you hear next, you may never again regain proper balance.

There may be times when you’re tempted to say or do something brash, and you press steel beyond what you know is needed, but think wisely about your actions.

Spurs are yet tools for communication, and finesse goes a long, looong way…

Push too hard and you better be ready for a wild ride!

Oh and who can forget one of the most important lessons: Don’t squat with your spurs on!

2) You have to work hard, even when the world is being cold and nasty.

This one is easy.

Quit complaining about how hard life is and cowboy up!