Around twenty years ago I was living in #Seattle and going through hard #times in #life. I could not find #satisfying #work and I found this especially difficult as I had a lot of #experience and a #Masters #degree.To my shame I was driving a #school bus to make ends meet and living with friends. I had lost my apartment. I had been through five #interviews with a company and one day between bus runs they called to say I was fired.......

Around twenty years ago I was living in #Seattle and going through hard #times in #life. I could not find #satisfying #work and I found this especially difficult as I had a lot of #experience and a #Masters #degree.To my shame I was driving a #school bus to make ends meet and living with friends. I had lost my apartment. I had been through five #interviews with a company and one day between bus runs they called to say I was fired.......

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I #quit my #job, my #relationship, my spirituality… I wanted to quit my #life.  I went to the #woods to have one last talk with #God.  “God”, I asked,  “Can you give me one #good reason not to quit?”.  His answer surprised me…

I #quit my #job, my #relationship, my spirituality… I wanted to quit my #life. I went to the #woods to have one last talk with #God. “God”, I asked, “Can you give me one #good reason not to quit?”. His answer surprised me…

The #Professor began his #class by holding up a #glass with some water in it. He held it up for all to see & asked the students “How much do you think this glass weighs?” ’50gms!’….. ‘100gms!’ …..’125gms’ …the students answered.  “I really don’t know unless I weigh it,” said the professor, “but, my question is: What would happen if I held it up like this for a few minutes?”  ‘Nothing’ …..the #students said. ‘Ok what would happen if I held it up like this for an hour?’ the professor asked.

The #Professor began his #class by holding up a #glass with some water in it. He held it up for all to see & asked the students “How much do you think this glass weighs?” ’50gms!’….. ‘100gms!’ …..’125gms’ …the students answered. “I really don’t know unless I weigh it,” said the professor, “but, my question is: What would happen if I held it up like this for a few minutes?” ‘Nothing’ …..the #students said. ‘Ok what would happen if I held it up like this for an hour?’ the professor asked.

Stopped By A Brick;  About ten years ago, a young and very #successful executive named #Josh was #travelling down a #Chicago #neighbourhood #street. He was going a bit too fast in his sleek, black, 12 #cylinder #Jaguar #XKE, which was only two months old...

Stopped By A Brick; About ten years ago, a young and very #successful executive named #Josh was #travelling down a #Chicago #neighbourhood #street. He was going a bit too fast in his sleek, black, 12 #cylinder #Jaguar #XKE, which was only two months old...

Me : Can I ask you a question ? #Promise you won’t get mad.  #God: Sure  Me: Why did You let so much stuff happen to me today?  God: What do u mean?  Me: Well, I woke up late  God: Yes

Me : Can I ask you a question ? #Promise you won’t get mad. #God: Sure Me: Why did You let so much stuff happen to me today? God: What do u mean? Me: Well, I woke up late God: Yes

The Five Boons Of Life;  In the #morning of #life came a #good #fairy with her basket, and said: “Here are #gifts. Take one, leave the others. And be wary, chose #wisely; oh, choose wisely! for only one of them is valuable.”

The Five Boons Of Life; In the #morning of #life came a #good #fairy with her basket, and said: “Here are #gifts. Take one, leave the others. And be wary, chose #wisely; oh, choose wisely! for only one of them is valuable.”

#Jesus: Hello. Did you call me?  #Man: Called you? No. Who is this?  #Jesus: This is Jesus. I heard your prayers. So I thought I will chat.  #Man: I do #pray. Just makes me #feel #good. I am actually busy now. I am in the #midst of something.

#Jesus: Hello. Did you call me? #Man: Called you? No. Who is this? #Jesus: This is Jesus. I heard your prayers. So I thought I will chat. #Man: I do #pray. Just makes me #feel #good. I am actually busy now. I am in the #midst of something.

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A #samurai who was known for his #nobility and #honesty, went to visit a #Zen monk to ask him for his #advice.  When the #monk had finished his prayers, the #Samurai asked, “Why do I #feel so inferior? I have faced 3death many times, have #defended those who are #weak. #Nevertheless, upon seeing you meditating, I felt that my #life had absolutely no importance whatsoever.”..........

A #samurai who was known for his #nobility and #honesty, went to visit a #Zen monk to ask him for his #advice. When the #monk had finished his prayers, the #Samurai asked, “Why do I #feel so inferior? I have faced 3death many times, have #defended those who are #weak. #Nevertheless, upon seeing you meditating, I felt that my #life had absolutely no importance whatsoever.”..........

A #Native #American #grandfather was talking to his #grandson about how he #felt.  He said, “I #feel as if I have two wolves #fighting in my #heart.  One wolf is the #vengeful, #angry, #violent one. The other wolf is the #loving, compassionate one.”

A #Native #American #grandfather was talking to his #grandson about how he #felt. He said, “I #feel as if I have two wolves #fighting in my #heart. One wolf is the #vengeful, #angry, #violent one. The other wolf is the #loving, compassionate one.”

A group of #alumni, highly #established in their careers, got together to visit their old university #professor. Conversation soon turned into complaints about #stress in work and #life.

A group of #alumni, highly #established in their careers, got together to visit their old university #professor. Conversation soon turned into complaints about #stress in work and #life.

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