There was a man a long time ago who was walking in his loathe; completely destroyed and disinterested in life because his family-owned shop completely failed. He was on his way to the bank to see if he can acquire some money so that he can move to another city to find a “job” until something happened in the middle of the street that changed his life forever.
Back in 1934 there weren’t wheelchairs like there are today. This man, who had no legs, was trying to make his way across the street with slabs of wood on each side of his body. Suddenly, both the loather and the wheelchair man locked eyes and the disabled man said, “well, how you doing today, sir? Fine day, isn’t it?”
As this man, who went by the name of Harold Abbott, stood there looking at this man…he realized how rich he was. He had two legs and he could walk. He felt ashamed and self-pity. Later, he made an oath to himself that he would be happy, cheerful, and confident. Ultimately he went to the bank and doubled up on the money he originally wanted to ask – getting the money in full. He then moved away and got the job….all because of that incident.
He wrote on the mirror of his home, “I had the blues because I had no shoes. Until upon the street, I met a man who had no feet.”
Why don’t you stop right now and ask yourself: “What in the hell am I worrying about?” In life, about 90% of the things are right and 10% is wrong. Instead of making that 10% wrong seem like 90%, how about focusing on the 90% that is right?
There are people on the planet today searching for a meal everyday, but you…yes, YOU, have the luxury of reading this particular blog. This particular sentence. That’s a luxury in it’s own. Have you eaten today? Do you have family and reliable friends? Do you have arms, legs, and feet? Then what the hell are you complaining about?
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