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The difference between rich and poor folks

 
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walela32_PREV
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The Difference Between Rich/Poor People?

One day, the father of a very wealthy family took his son on a trip

to the country with the express purpose of showing him how poor people live.



They spent a couple of days and nights on the farm of what would be considered a very poor family.



On their return from their trip, the father asked his son, "How was the trip?"



"It was great, Dad."



"Did you see how poor people live?" the father asked.



"Oh yeah," said the son.



"So, tell me, what did you learn from the trip?" asked the father.



The son answered:



"I saw that we have one dog and they had four.



We have a pool that reaches to the middle of our garden and they have

a creek that has no end.



We have imported lanterns in our garden and they have the stars at night.



Our patio reaches to the front yard and they have the whole horizon.



We have a small piece of land to live on and they have fields that go beyond our sight.



We have servants who serve us, but they serve others.



We buy our food, but they grow theirs.



We have walls around our property to protect us, they have friends to protect them."



The boy's father was speechless.



Then his son added, "Thanks Dad for showing me how poor we are."



Isn't perspective a wonderful thing? Makes you wonder what would

happen if we all gave thanks for everything we have, instead of worrying about what we don't have.



Appreciate every single thing you have, especially your friends!



Pass this on to friends and acquaintances and help them refresh their perspective and appreciation.



"Life is too short and friends are too few."

My sister sent this to me today and it was too good not to share with all of you.

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loveworks13




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`Very well said.

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wohelo




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Great story! I've sent it to my friends.

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`Good Read - i must the poorest of them all lol

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softroses08




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`Wow how that will open the eyes of a complainer, those who are selfish, and those who are superficial. So glad this post was not deleted people needed to read this one. This is a great story one that I will also pass on.

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drjohn3




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`To the person who, originally, Shared this topic.........

Thank You!!!!!!!!!..........Wink

I Really, Appreciate to awaken, on a planet, where there are other people who have Values of, this nature (as well as, those who generously, express/share, these Values, so well!...Wink )!!!!!!!!!!!!.........;)

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