A nice reminder

Discussion in 'General Conversation' started by Angelkitty, Aug 2, 2007.

  1. Angelkitty

    Angelkitty New Member

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    I hope this blesses you as much as it did me.
    > A well-known speaker
    > started off his seminar by:
    >
    > holding up a $20.00
    > bill. In the room of 200, he asked,
    > "Who would like this
    > $20 bill?"
    >
    > Hands started going up.
    >
    >
    > He said, "I am going to give this
    > $20 to one of you
    >
    > but first, let me
    > do this.
    > He
    > proceeded to crumple up the $20 dollar bill.
    >
    >
    > He then asked, "Who
    > still wants it?"
    >
    > Still the hands
    > were up in the air.
    >
    > Well, he
    > replied, "What if I do this?"
    >
    > And he
    > dropped it on the ground
    >
    > and started
    > to grind it into the floor with his shoe.
    >
    > He picked it up, now crumpled and dirty.
    >
    >
    > "Now, who still wants it?"
    >
    >
    > Still the hands went into the air.
    >
    >
    > My friends, we have all learned a
    > very valuable lesson.
    >
    > No matter what
    > I did to the money, you still wanted it
    >
    > because it did not decrease in value.
    >
    >
    > It was still worth $20.
    >
    >
    > Many times in our lives,
    >
    >
    > we are dropped, crumpled, and ground
    > into the dirt
    >
    > by the decisions we
    > make and
    >
    > the circumstances that come
    > our way.
    >
    > We feel as though we are
    > worthless.
    >
    > But no matter what has
    > happened or
    >
    > what will happen, you
    > will never lose your value.
    >
    > Dirty or
    > clean, crumpled or finely creased,
    >
    > you are still
    > priceless to those who DO LOVE you.
    >
    > The worth of our
    > lives comes not in what we do or who we know,
    >
    >
    > but by WHO WE ARE and
    > WHOSE WE ARE.
    >
    >
    > You are
    > special
    > -
    > Don't EVER forget it."
    >
    > If you do not pass
    > this on, you may never know the
    >
    > lives it touches, the
    > hurting hearts it speaks to,
    >
    > or the hope that it
    > can bring.
    >
    > Count your blessings,
    > not your problems.
    >
    >
    > "And remember:
    > amateurs built the ark ..
    >
    > professionals
    > built the Titanic.
    >
    > If God brings you to
    > it - He will bring you through it.
     
  2. trippyclwn

    trippyclwn Member

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    thanks for the post it helps to remember we are not alone especially when we are having troubles and nothing is going right, it makes me feel better to know yall care thanks! :big_smile:
     

  3. Mickey

    Mickey New Member Supporting Member

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    Thanks Patricia. Much appreciated.
     
  4. Mi11er

    Mi11er New Member

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    I liked that, made me feel good
     
  5. AwShucks

    AwShucks New Member

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    But Trish, you never told us if he gave you the money or not. LOL He may have taken his life into his own hands if he tried to get out without giving the money to one of you hill billies. rotflmao
     
  6. Angelkitty

    Angelkitty New Member

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    But awShucks I thought you ran up and took it yourself. Poor fellow.:big_smile::big_smile::smile2::tounge_out: