Friday, November 28, 2008

A Story to Live by

There was a blind girl who hated herself because she was blind. She 
hated everyone, except her loving boyfriend. He was always 
there for her. She told her boyfriend, 'If I could only see 
the world, I will marry you.'
One day, 
someone donated a pair of eyes to her. When the bandages 
came off, she was able to see everything, including her 
He asked 
her,'Now that you can see the world, will you marry me?' The 
girl looked at her boyfriend and saw that he was blind. The 
sight of his closed eyelids shocked her. She hadn't expected 
that. The thought of looking at them the rest of her life 
led her to refuse to marry him.
boyfriend left in tears and days later wrote a note to her 
saying: 'Take good care of your eyes, my dear, for before 
they were yours, they were mine.'
This is 
how the human brain often works when our status changes. 
Only a very few remember what life was like before, and who 
was always by their side in the most painful situations.
Life Is a 
before you say an unkind word - Think of someone who can't 
you complain about the taste of your food - Think of someone 
who has nothing to eat.
you complain about your husband or wife - Think of someone 
who's crying out to GOD for a companion.
before you complain about life - Think of someone who died 
too early on this earth.
you complain about your children - Think of someone who 
desires children but they're barren.
you argue about your dirty house someone didn't clean or 
sweep - Think of the people who are living in the streets.
whining about the distance you drive Think of someone who 
walks the same distance with their feet.
And when 
you are tired and complain about your job - Think of the 
unemployed, the disabled, and those who wish they had your 
before you think of pointing the finger or condemning 
another - Remember that not one of us is without sin.
And when 
depressing thoughts seem to get you down - Put a smile on 
your face and think: you're alive and still 

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