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Re: Perspectives - nice story :)

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  • dietlclaudia
    Hi Anita, I like this story very much, it shows where real fulness has its foundation... in our mind and feelings. If you have a feeling of fulness inside
    Message 1 of 3 , Nov 30, 2005
      Hi Anita,

      I like this story very much, it shows where real fulness has its
      foundation... in our mind and feelings.
      If you have a feeling of fulness inside yourself you can never be
      poor :-)

      Claudia


      --- In Sri_Chinmoy_Inspiration@yahoogroups.com, anitabusic
      <no_reply@y...> wrote:
      >
      > A nice story for your daily inspiration.
      >
      > :)) Anita
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Perspectives
      >
      > One day a father and his rich family took his young son on a trip
      to
      > the country with the firm purpose to show him how poor people can
      > be. They spent a day and a night in the farm of a very poor
      family.
      > When they got back from their trip the father asked his son, "How
      > was the trip?"
      >
      > "Very good, Dad!"
      >
      > "Did you see how poor people can be?" the father asked.
      >
      > "Yeah!"
      >
      > "And what did you learn?"
      >
      > The son answered, "I saw that we have a dog at home, and they have
      > four. We have a pool that reaches to the middle of the garden,
      they
      > have a creek that has no end. We have imported lamps in the
      garden,
      > they have the stars. Our patio reaches to the front yard, they
      have
      > a whole horizon."
      >
      > When the little boy was finishing, his father was speechless.
      >
      > His son added, "Thanks, Dad, for showing me how poor we are!"
      >
      > Isn't it true that it all depends on the way you look at things?
      If
      > you have love, friends, family, health, good humor and a positive
      > attitude toward life, you've got everything!
      >
      > You can't buy any of these things. You can have all the material
      > possessions you can imagine, provisions for the future, etc., but
      if
      > you are poor of spirit, you have nothing!
      >
      > Author Unknown
      >
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