Read this one twice to really get the impact!
> > 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 boyfriend. 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. > > Her boyfriend left her 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 Gift > > Today before you say an unkind word - > Think of someone who can't speak. > > Before you complain about the taste of your food> - > Think of someone who has nothing to eat. > > Before you complain about your husband or wife - > Think of someone who's crying out for a> companion. > > Today before you complain about life - > Think of someone who went too early to heaven. > > Before you complain about your children> - > Think of someone who desires children but> they're barren. > > Before you think of pointing the finger> or condemning another, Remember how painful it > was when someone judged you.> > Before you argue about your dirty house someone > didn't clean or sweep - Think of the people who are> living in the streets. > > Before 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 job.
Thanks Barb C.