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Inspirational Wisdom About Wealth

Master Hsing Yun tells a story about someone who experienced severe sickness that kept gold bars in the cellar.

For more than 30 years, the gold bars were not touched. Then one day, someone had opened the cellar door and found that the gold was gone. Shocked because the warehouse was empty almost makes the old man died. To comfort him, a neighbor asked, "Did you ever spend some of the gold?"

"Absolutely not!" he replied curtly.

"So, you had not ever touched some of the gold for these years?"

"Never!" the old man replied.

"Okay, do not worry about them," the neighbor said, "I'll give you some bricks, wrapped, and placed in storage under your land. Bricks that can be used as a substitute for the lost gold! Why grieve over something you never use for?"

Hsing Yun's story illustrates an understanding that "wealth is a blessing, knowing how to use the wealth is wisdom." It is not the people who do not appreciate the wealth or miserly person called wise. Having wealth is fun but can use it for the benefit of others is the true joy of riches.


Often, the property comes in many forms in our lives: the stamina and health, grateful and contentment, meaningful life, peace and security for loved ones, the good spirit ... all of them are forms of wealth that we deserve respect and develop.

Source : Book ”Handing Down The Light” – Master Hsing Yun’s Biography
---Fu Chiying (Chinese Edition), Amy Liu Ma (English Edition)
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Inspiration Quotes While Facing Difficulty

“Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless in facing them. Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it. Let me not look for allies in life's battlefield but to my own strength. Let me not cave in.”

---Rabindranath Tagore

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'Tis easy enough to be pleasant, When life flows along like a song; But the man worth while is the one who will smile when everything goes dead wrong.

---Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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Thomas Alva Edison

Introduction
Thomas Alva Edison is one of America's most famous inventors. Edison saw huge change take place in his lifetime. He was responsible for making many of those changes occur. His inventions created and contributed to modern night lights, movies, telephones, records and CDs. Edison was truly a genius.

Edison is most famous for his development of the first electric light bulb. When Edison was born, electricity had not been developed. By the time he died, entire cities were lit by electricity. Much of the credit for electricity goes to Edison.

Some of his inventions were improvements on other inventions, like the telephone. Some of his inventions he deliberately tried to invent, like the light bulb and the movie projector. But some inventions he stumbled upon, like the phonograph.

Of all his inventions, Edison was most proud of the phonograph. Edison invented and improved upon things that transformed our world. Some things he invented by himself.

Some things he invented with other people. Just about all his inventions are things we still use in some form today. Throughout his life, Edison tried to invent things that everyone could use.


Edison created the world's first "invention factory". He and his partners invented, built and shipped the product - all in the same complex. This was a new way to do business. Today many businesses have copied Edison's invention factory design.

A business friend once asked Edison about the secret to his success. Edison replied, "Genius is hard work, stick-to-itiveness, and common sense". But his "common sense" was very uncommon. More patents were issued to Edison than have been issued to any other single person in U.S. history: 1,093.

Early Life
Thomas Edison was born February 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio. He was the seventh and last child of Samuel Edison, Jr. and Nancy Elliot Edison. His parents had no special mechanical background. His mother was a former schoolteacher; his father was a jack-of-all-trades - from running a grocery store to real-estate. When Thomas was seven years old, his family moved to Port Huron, Michigan. He was a very curious child who asked a lot of questions.

The Education of Thomas Edison
Edison began school in Port Huron, Michigan when he was seven. His teacher, the Reverend G. B. Engle considered Thomas to be a dull student. Thomas especially did not like math. And he asked too many questions. The story goes that the teacher whipped students who asked questions. After three months of school, the teacher called Thomas, "addled," which means confused or mixed up. Thomas stormed home.

The next day, Nancy Edison brought Thomas back to school to talk with Reverend Engle. The teacher told his mother that Thomas couldn't learn. Nancy also became angry at the teacher's strict ways. She took Thomas out of school and decided to home-school him. It appears he briefly attended two more schools. However, his school attendance was not very good. So nearly all his childhood learning took place at home.

Edison Loved to Read
Edison's parents loved to read. They read to him works of good literature and history. They had many books that young Tom eagerly devoured. Before he was 12, he had read works by Dickens and Shakespeare, Edward Gibbon's Fall of the Roman Empire and Decline, and more.

Nancy Edison encouraged her curious son to learn things for himself. His parents were dedicated to teaching their children. They did not force him to learn about things he didn't enjoy. So he learned about things that interested him the most.

When Thomas was nine Nancy Edison gave him an elementary science book. It explained how to do chemistry andexhaust systems experiments at home. Edison did every experiment in the book. Then Nancy gave him more books on science. He soon loved chemistry and spent all his spare money buying chemicals from a local pharmacy. He collected bottles, wires, and other items for experiments.

At age 10, Thomas built his first science laboratory in the basement of the family's home. His father disapproved of all the time Thomas spent in the basement. Sometimes Sam offered a penny to Thomas if he would go back to reading books. But Thomas often used his pennies to buy more chemicals for experiments. He labeled all his bottles "Poison".

It is Okay to Fail?
Edison thought of disasters as learning opportunities. One time his lab stove went out in the dead of winter. Many expensive chemicals froze. Another time unprotected chemicals were damaged by sunlight. Instead of feeling sorry for himself, Edison stopped all other projects and thought of ways to solve the problem. He learned to change the makeup of some of the chemicals.

Some historians believe Edison learned his positive attitude from his energetic father. Sam Edison was not afraid to take risks and he never gave up when a business project failed. Sam Edison brushed himself off and started a new business. This positive message of persistence may have been why Edison learned it's okay to fail.

One challenge that Edison failed at was the invention of an undersea telegraph. Edison designed a laboratory model of a transatlantic cable. But the rumble of traffic outdoors shook the equipment so much they couldn't complete the experiments. Edison finally abandoned this project.

But what ruined Edison's underwater telegraph experiments - noise vibrations and sound waves - is what made his telephone experiments work. He learned things from the undersea telegraph experiments that could help Alexander Graham Bell improve the telephone.

Why was Edison a Genius?
• Edison believed in hard work and determination.
• Work habits. Edison sometimes worked twenty hours a day.
• He was very good at bringing people together to make an inventing team.
• He was able to reason with many different people.
• He encouraged creativity in his employees.
• He knew a lot about what his competitors were working on.
• He almost never worked on any invention that wasn't already being worked on by several other people.
• One of his biggest strengths - Perseverance. He never gave up. This idea is captured in his famous statement, "Invention is ninety-nine percent perspiration, and one percent inspiration."
• Failure did not stop him. Edison rarely got discouraged when experiments didn't work out. A failed experiment shifted his thinking in different directions.
• He was able to solve problems and learn from failure.
• Attitude. He saw every failure as a success. The story goes that he failed 10,000 times in his storage battery experiments. But Edison said, "Why, I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work."

Edison was a home-schooled, self-educated person. He learned education was his own responsibility. He learned to be persistent. He learned reading was very important. He learned from watching others. He learned that science is fun. He learned that education is something that lasts your whole life.

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Mother Teresa - Biography

The Nobel Peace Prize 1979

Mother Teresa was born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu in Skopje*, Macedonia, on August 26**, 1910. Her family was of Albanian descent. At the age of twelve, she felt strongly the call of God. She knew she had to be a missionary to spread the love of Christ. At the age of eighteen she left her parental home in Skopje and joined the Sisters of Loreto, an Irish community of nuns with missions in India. After a few months' training in Dublin she was sent to India, where on May 24, 1931, she took her initial vows as a nun. From 1931 to 1948 Mother Teresa taught at St. Mary's High School in Calcutta, but the suffering and poverty she glimpsed outside the convent walls made such a deep impression on her that in 1948 she received permission from her superiors to leave the convent school and devote herself to working among the poorest of the poor in the slums of Calcutta. Although she had no funds, she depended on Divine Providence, and started an open-air school for slum children. Soon she was joined by voluntary helpers, and financial support was also forthcoming. This made it possible for her to extend the scope of her work.

On October 7, 1950, Mother Teresa received permission from the Holy See to start her own order, "The Missionaries of Charity", whose primary task was to love and care for those persons nobody was prepared to look after. In 1965 the Society became an International Religious Family by a decree of Pope Paul VI.


Today the order comprises Active and Contemplative branches of Sisters and Brothers in many countries. In 1963 both the Contemplative branch of the Sisters and the Active branch of the Brothers was founded. In 1979 the Contemplative branch of the Brothers was added, and in 1984 the Priest branch was established.

The Society of Missionaries has spread all over the world, including the former Soviet Union and Eastern European countries. They provide effective help to the poorest of the poor in a number of countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, and they undertake relief work in the wake of natural catastrophes such as floods, epidemics, and famine, and for refugees. The order also has houses in North America, Europe and Australia, where they take care of the shut-ins, alcoholics, homeless, and AIDS sufferers.

The Missionaries of Charity throughout the world are aided and assisted by Co-Workers who became an official International Association on March 29, 1969. By the 1990s there were over one million Co-Workers in more than 40 countries. Along with the Co-Workers, the lay Missionaries of Charity try to follow Mother Teresa's spirit and charism in their families.

Mother Teresa's work has been recognised and acclaimed throughout the world and she has received a number of awards and distinctions, including the Pope John XXIII Peace Prize (1971) and the Nehru Prize for her promotion of international peace and understanding (1972). She also received the Balzan Prize (1979) and the Templeton and Magsaysay awards.

From Nobel Lectures, Peace 1971-1980, Editor-in-Charge Tore Frängsmyr, Editor Irwin Abrams, World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore, 1997

This autobiography/biography was written at the time of the award and first published in the book series Les Prix Nobel. It was later edited and republished in Nobel Lectures. To cite this document, always state the source as shown above.

* Former Uskup, a town in the Ottoman Empire.

** Mother Teresa's date of birth is disputed: "So unconcerned was she about accuracy in relation to the chronicling of her own life, and so disinclined actually to read anything written about her, that for many years and in a succession of books her birthdate was erroneously recorded as 27 August 1910. It even appeared in the Indian Loreto Entrance Book as her date of birth. In fact, as she confided to her friend, co-worker and American author, Eileen Egan, that was the date on which she was christened Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu. The date which marked the beginning of her Christian life was undoubtedly the more important to Mother Teresa, but she was none the less actually born in Skopje, Serbia, on the previous day." (Spink, Kathryn: Mother Teresa: A Complete Authorized Biography, HarperSanFrancisco, 1997.

Mother Teresa died on September 5, 1997.

Source : nobelprize.org
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Dharma Master Cheng Yen

Cheng Yen (TC: 證嚴法師, PY: Zhèngyán) (11 May 1937-) is a Taiwanese Buddhist nun, teacher and philanthropist.

In 1966, Cheng Yen founded the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu-Chi Foundation, commonly known as Tzu-Chi; its motto is "instructing the rich and saving the poor". Later, Cheng Yen's Charity, Medicine, Education, and Culture Missions developed, and to the present the Tzu-Chi Foundation has become involved in international disaster relief, bone marrow donation, environmental protection, and community volunteering.
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Early Life
She was born with the given name Wang Jinyun (王錦雲) in 1937 in Chingshui Village in Taichung County in Taiwan. Her uncle was childless, so she was given to be raised by her aunt and uncle. As early as 1945, she had to experience people’s pain and helplessness at the age of eight when she had to look after her sick brother in a hospital for eight months. At the age of 23, her father died suddenly from brain hemorrhaging caused by a stroke. It was in searching for a burial place for him that Cheng Yen first came into contact with the Buddhist Dharma.

She left home in 1961 to travel through eastern Taiwan with a friendly nun by the name of Master Hsiu Tao. In February 1963, she became the disciple of her mentor, the Venerable Master Yin Shun, who gave her the dharma name of Cheng Yen and the courtesy name of Huichang. Yin Shun also gave her the great expectation of "doing all for the Buddhist religion and for all beings", which is written with six characters in Chinese. From then on, these six characters became the highest ideals for Cheng Yen in belief, teaching, and practice.


In May 1963, shortly after receiving her initiation as a nun, she went to Pu Ming Temple in Hualien County to continue her spiritual formation. As a part of that formation, she recited the Lotus Sutra, which she revered, every day and copied it every month. It was during her six months there during which she vowed to commit herself to the Lotus Sutra and the “Path of the Bodhisattvas.”

Inspiration
It is said that there are two watershed events that inspired Master Cheng Yen to take the power of Buddhism and use it to help people in the material world. The first is when she had a now-famous discussion with three Roman Catholic nuns at Pu Ming temple in 1966. While the nuns admitted the profundity of Buddhist teachings, they noted that the Catholic Church had helped people around the world by building schools and hospitals. “But what has Buddhism done for society?” Those words made Master Cheng Yen realize that Buddhism had to do more than just simply cultivate the soul.

The other watershed event occurred in the same year while on a visit to a hospital in Fonglin (鳳林). After seeing blood on the hospital floor, she learned that a Yuanjhumin (Taiwanese Aboriginal) woman had a miscarriage. They were forced to carry the pregnant woman back up the mountain after they could not afford the eight thousand New Taiwan Dollars deposit.

These events led Master Cheng Yen to establish the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation, which is now known as the Tzu Chi Foundation, in 1966 and the first Tzu Chi Hospital in Hualien in 1986.
Founding of Tzu Chi

To meet the needs of the poor in eastern Taiwan, Master Cheng Yen founded the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Association on April 14, 1966. Master Cheng Yan encouraged her thirty followers to save fifty cents (US$.02) from their grocery money every day. They would put this money into little savings banks made from bamboo. When posed with the question, “Why should we save fifty cents every day? Isn’t it easier to save fifteen dollars per month?” Master Cheng Yen replied, shaking her head, “It’s not the same. If you save once a month, then you only show your compassion once a month. Even though the fifty cents you save daily is not of great value, you accumulate the spirit of helping and loving others every day.” Tzu Chi’s beginnings were humble. In the first year, fifteen families were helped by thirty followers.

Unlike most Buddhist orders, Tzu Chi nuns do not take donations for themselves. Rather, in the early days, they worked for their food by farming, weaving gloves, making diapers and electrical circuit breakers, among other products.

By 1970, Master Cheng Yen came to the realization of the link between poverty and illness after spending six years among the poor of eastern Taiwan. Seeing this, she resolved to tackle the problem and begin Tzu Chi’s medical mission.

Tzu Chi’s first medical outreach occurred in 1972 when a free clinic was opened in Hualien. In the fifteen years of this outreach, more than 140,000 consultations occurred.

Plans to build a 600-bed general hospital were developed in 1979 to provide service to the underserved eastern coast of Taiwan. Despite initial setbacks both in funding for the hospital and finding an acceptable site. Ground was broken on the site eventually chosen on February 5, 1983 at a ceremony officiated by then Provincial Governor (later President) Lee Tung-Hui. However, two weeks after ground was broken, Master Cheng Yen received a letter from the military telling her that the property was needed by the military and that construction would have to stop.

Minister of the Interior Lin Yang-kang helped to obtain a new site. A second groundbreaking occurred on April 2, 1984 at the new site. Construction was completed and the hospital opened on August 17, 1986.

Tzu Chi has since built hospitals in Yuli, Hualien County; Dalin, Jiayi County; Guanshan, Taidong County; and Xindian, Taipei County. A sixth hospital is nearly complete in Tanzi, Taichung County.

Master Cheng Yen has referred to relief work in China as “Building a Bridge of Love.” Tzu Chi’s China relief program began in 1991 when devastating floods hit central and eastern China. Despite the cross-Strait political situation, Cheng Yen was able to open up avenues to assist Chinese people who were in desperate need.

Master Cheng Yen referred to the initial obstacles that came from both sides of the strait as the “two problems and four difficulties.” In Taiwan, it was difficult to convince Taiwanese to help the Chinese, and in China, it was difficult to convince government officials normally wary of religious organizations from accepting Tzu Chi.

The four difficulties were: difficulty in travel to China (due to the lack of direct links) psychological pressure work was physically taxing difficult to communicate with Chinese officials Despite these obstacles, Cheng Yen has seen the dream of building bridges across the strait through humanitarian assistance realized. This being the first major effort at international relief aid, it also allowed Tzu Chi to develop its principles of delivering aid. Tzu Chi volunteers are not to discuss business, politics, or preach religion while giving aid.

Master Cheng Yen’s philosophy includes the notion that not only are those receiving assistance benefiting materially by receiving the aid, but those delivering the aid are also spiritually rewarded when they see the gratitude in the eyes and smiles of the recipients.

Master Cheng Yen has directed Tzu Chi to participate in numerous other relief projects around the world, including sending teams to Indonesia and Sri Lanka in the wake of the devastating 2004 tsunami as well as to Pakistan after the 2005 earthquake in their northern mountains. The later was done despite poor relations between the governments of the two countries.

Other relief projects have taken place in Mongolia, Ethiopia, Nepal, Thailand, Rwanda, Cambodia, North Korea, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Vietnam, the United States, Brazil, Argentina, and numerous other countries.

Today
Although Cheng Yen is approaching the age of seventy, she can not be accused of slowing down her active work pace. She broadcasts “Morning at Dawn” every week-day morning. This 25-minute address is both teaching and inspirational. Every evening, she gives another twelve-minute address. She rises early morning and often receives visitors. She actively oversees the many projects that Tzu Chi operated throughout Taiwan. To accomplish this, she makes monthly trips encircling the country to see what volunteers are doing to better the lives of those they assist.

Awards and Recognition
* 1986: Receives “Huashia Medal of the First Order”
* 1991: Receives Ramon Magsaysay Award for Community Leadership
* 1993: Conferred Honorary Doctorate Degree by the Chinese University of Hong Kong
* 1996: Tzu Chi receives the “Interior Ministry’s First Class Honorary Award.”
* 1996: Tzu Chi receives the “Foreign Affairs Medal of the First Order.”
* 1996: Tzu ChiReceives the “Huaguang Award of the First Order.”
* 2000: Honored with the Noel Foundation Award
* 2001: Received the first “Presidential Culture Award”
* 2001: Selected as one of 26 “Heroes from Around the World” and featured on the “Wall of Honor” in Philadelphia’s National Liberty Museum.
* 2001: Receives “National Medal of the Second Order” from the President of El Salvador
* 2001: Conferred Honorary Doctorate in Social Science by Hong Kong University
* 2002: Awarded “Distinguished Woman in Buddhism” by World Buddhist University in Thailand
* 2002: Conferred “Honorary Doctorate Degree in Socio-Cultural Studies” by National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan.
* 2003: Receives the Presidential Second Order of the Brilliant Star Award, Taiwan.
* 2004: Receives the 2004 Asian American Heritage Award for Humanitarian Service by the Asian American Federation of California (AAFC)

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Should The Poor Mexican Fisherman Give Up Contentment For Cash ?

In a quiet Mexican fishing village, an American who was on vacation saw a local fisherman unloading his catch. He decided to approach him.

The American asked the fisherman, “Why are you finishing your day so early?”

The Mexican replied “Oh Senor, I have caught enough to feed my family and a little extra to sell for today. It is now time to go for lunch with my family and have a siesta. In the afternoon, I can play with my kids. In the evening, I will go to the cantina, drink a little tequila and play the guitar.”

The business professor was horrified at the fisherman’s lack of motivation to succeed. He answered, “If you stay out at sea until late afternoon, you will easily catch twice as much fish. You can sell the extra, save up the money and in six months, maybe nine, you will be able to buy a bigger and better boat, and hire some crew. Then you’ll be able to buy a second fishing boat and hire another crew.”

He continued, “In another year or two, you will have the capital to buy a second fishing boat and hire another crew. If you follow this business plan, in six or seven years, you will be the proud owner of a large fishing fleet.”


“Just imagine that! Then you can move your head office to Mexico city, or even to L.A. After only three or four years in LA, you float your company on the stockmarket giving yourself, as CEO, aqa generous salary package with substantial share options. In a few more years – listen to this! – you initiate a company share buy-back scheme, which will make you a multi-millionaire! Guaranteed!”

The American got very excited at the prospect himself. He said, “I definitely know these things. I’m a well known professor at the US Business School.”

The Mexican fisherman listened intently at what the animated American had to say. When the professor had finished, the Mexican asked him, “But, Senor Professor, what can a person do after getting millions of dollars?”

Now, the American professor hadn’t thought that far. He was taken aback by the question.

So he quickly figured out an answer “Amigo! With all that dough, you can retire. Yeah! Retire for life! You can buy a little villa with a picturesque fishing village like this one, and purchase a small boat for going fishing in the morning, You can have lunch with your wife every day, and a siesta in the afternoon, with nothing to worry you. In the afternoon, you can spend quality time with your kids, and after dinner in the evening, play guitar with your friends in the cantina, drinking tequila. Yeah, with all the money, my friend, you can retire and take it easy.”

Puzzled with the American’s suggestion, the Mexican fisherman replied, “but, Senor Professor, I do that already!”

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Ajahn Brahm told the above story in last Friday’s talk on “Dealing with Uncertainties in Life”. You can also read this story in Who Ordered This Truckload of Dung?, a book written by him. Ajahn Brahm had related the same tale last Friday, to illustrate that contentment is to be found in the Now. He pointed out that we do not need to get materially rich first before we can feel happy.

Contentment or Cash? Your Thoughts Please?
I’m deliberately keeping my post shorter than usual, for today. I’m also down with a case of bad flu and am now throwing the door open for your inputs. So here are some questions for you.

In the story, the Mexican fisherman may be poor but he is contented. But what if he has a desire to afford a better life for his kids? Realistically, most of us so have dreams of a more abundant life. We would like to be able to afford beyond the basic necessities. We desire the flexibility of working as and when we want to, without struggle and worry and to have excess time to pursue our various interests. Is it possible to rewrite the story so that the Mexican fisherman (or you for that matter) can have it all - money, loving relationships, health, and joy - without any major sacrifices?

How would you strike a balance in your waking hours for today, whilst working towards your dreams? Stacey over at CreateaBalance is having a Life Balance Group Writing Project. I’d like to take the opportunity to submit this post as an entry, in examining what life balance means to us.

Share your thoughts, please.

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Inspiring Words

If a child lives with tolerance
he learns to be patient;
If a child lives with encouragement
he learns confidence;
If a child lives with praise
he learns to appreciate;
If a child lives with fairness
he learns justice;
If a child lives with security
he learns to have faith;
If a child lives with approval
he learns to like himself;
If a child lives with acceptance and friendship
he learns to find love in this world

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Inspiring Words

As we sail through life, don’t avoid storms and rough waters. Just let it pass. Just sail.
Always remember, calm seas never make skillful sailors.

The most important thing in any game is not to win, but to take part.
Similarly, the most important thing in life is not the triumph, but the struggle.
The essential thing is not to have conquered, but to have fought well.

People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did.
But people will never forget, how you made them feel.

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“Changing the Face” can change nothing. But “Facing the Change” can change everything. Don’t complain about others; change yourself if you want peace.

If you miss an opportunity, don’t fill the eyes with tears. It will hide another better opportunity in front of you.


If a problem can be solved, no need to worry about it. If a problem cannot be solved, what is the use of worrying?

Mistakes are painful when they happened. But years later, collection of mistakes, is called experience, which leads to success.

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Sand and Stone

Two friends were walking through a desert. During some point of the journey, they had an argument, and one friend slapped the other one in the face. The one who got slapped the other one in the face. The one who got slapped was hurt, but without saying anything, wrote in the sand :

“TODAY MY BEST FRIEND SLAPPED ME IN THE FACE”

They kept on walking, until they found an oasis, where they decided to take a bath. The one who had been slapped got stuck in the mire, and started drowning, but her friend saved her. After she recovered from the near drowning, she wrote on a stone :

“TODAY MY BEST FRIEND SAVED MY LIFE”


The friend, who had slapped and saved her best friend, asked her, “After I hurt you, you wrote in the sand, and now, you write on a stone, why?” The other friend replied, “When someone hurts us, we should write it down in sand, where the winds of forgiveness can erase it, but when someone does something good for us, we must engrave it in stone, so no wind can ever erase it.”

LEARN TO WRITE YOUR HURTS IN THE SAND AND TO CARVE YOUR BENEFITS IN STONE.
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Inspiring Quotes

Believing everybody is dangerous;
Believing nobody is very dangerous…
---Abraham Lincoln

If you win you need not explain…
But if you lose you should not be there to explain
---Adolf Hitler

Don’t compare yourself with anyone in this world.
If you do so, you are insulting yourself
---Alen Strike

If you born poor it’s not your mistake,
But if you die poor it’s your mistake
---Bill Gates

If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life,
Then it means they had never tried a new thing in their life…
--- Albert Einstein

Everyone thinks of changing the world,
But no one thinks of changing himself…
---Leo Tolstoy

If we can not love the person whom we see,
How can we love god, whom we can not see ?
--- Mother Theresa


In a day, when you don’t come across any problems –
You can be sure that you are traveling in a wrong path
---Swami Vivekananda

I will not say I failed 1000 times,
I will say that I discovered there are 1000 ways that can cause failure
--- Thomas A Edison

Three sentences for getting success :
1. know more than other
2. work more than other
3. expect less than other
---William Shakespeare
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