LOVE ALWAYS BELIEVES THE BEST!
A well known speaker started off his seminar by holding up a $20 bill. In a room of 200 he asked, “Who would like this $20?”
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 the bill up. 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 is 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 pressed, your worth is never decreased. You are still priceless to those who love you. The worth of our lives comes not in what we do or who we know, but by WHO 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 it can bring.
Count your blessings not your problems.