Poorand rich friends3
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - Poorand rich friends3
The DifferenceThe DifferencebetweenbetweenRich and Poor PeopleRich and Poor People
One day, the father of a veryOne day, the father of a verywealthy family took his son on awealthy family took his son on atrip to the country with thetrip to the country with theexpress purpose of showing himexpress purpose of showing himhow poor people live.how poor people live.They spent a couple of days andThey spent a couple of days andnights on the farm ofnights on the farm ofwhat would be considered a verywhat would be considered a verypoor family.poor family.
On their return from their trip, theOn their return from their trip, thefather asked his son,father asked his son,"How was the trip?""How was the trip?"It was great, Dad."It was great, Dad."Did you see how poor peopleDid you see how poor peoplelive?" the father asked.live?" the father asked.Oh yeah," said the son.Oh yeah," said the son.So, tell me, what did you learn fromSo, tell me, what did you learn fromthe trip?"the trip?"asked the father.asked the father.
The son answered: "I saw that weThe son answered: "I saw that wehave one dog andhave one dog andthey had four.they had four.We have a pool that reaches to theWe have a pool that reaches to themiddle of our gardenmiddle of our gardenand they have a creek that has noand they have a creek that has noend.end.We have imported lanterns in ourWe have imported lanterns in ourgarden and they havegarden and they havethe stars at night.the stars at night.
Our patio reaches to the front yardOur patio reaches to the front yardand theyand theyhave the whole horizon.have the whole horizon.We have a small piece of land toWe have a small piece of land tolive on and they havelive on and they havefields that go beyond our sight.fields that go beyond our sight.
We have servants who serve us,We have servants who serve us,but they serve others.but they serve others.We buy our food, but they growWe buy our food, but they growtheirs.theirs.We have walls around ourWe have walls around ourproperty to protect us, theyproperty to protect us, theyhave friends to protect them."have friends to protect them." ..
The boys father wasThe boys father wasspeechless. Then his sonspeechless. Then his sonadded,added,"Thanks, Dad, for showing me"Thanks, Dad, for showing mehow poor we are."how poor we are."
Isnt perspective a wonderful thing?Isnt perspective a wonderful thing?Makes you wonder whatMakes you wonder whatwould happenwould happenif we all gave thanks for everythingif we all gave thanks for everythingwe have,we have,instead of worrying about what weinstead of worrying about what wedont have.dont have.
Appreciate every single thing youAppreciate every single thing youhave, especially your friends!have, especially your friends!Pass this on to friends and helpPass this on to friends and helpthem refresh theirthem refresh theirperspective and appreciation.perspective and appreciation.
Life is too shortLife is too shortandandfriends are too few.friends are too few.
With allWith allRespectRespectandandLove.Love.