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Re: Let's learn together!

Postby Mohsen » Thu Nov 08, 2012 5:46 pm

Hi Dear Friend,

Parents some times try to treat their childern as a teacher, but unfortuatly they teach the childern to tell lie. even in short discussion they spoil their own personality ,look at the following story

A curious child asked his mother: “Mommy, why are some of your hairs turning grey?”

The mother tried to use this occasion to teach her child: “It is because of you, dear. Every bad action of yours will turn one of my hairs grey!”
The child replied innocently: “Now I know why grandmother has only grey hairs on her head.”

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Re: Let's learn together!

Postby Mohsen » Fri Nov 09, 2012 6:42 pm

Dear Friends,

There is a proverb that says: what goes around comes around. It means that what we do as an action ,it is like a point in a circle which one day it comes back to us . Whatever we do, well or bad it will turn back one day.

whatever we do will turn back to us someday. I think what we have to do to the others is just treat them with our love, and the love will turn back to us someday. If the others don't give it back to us, I'm sure Allah will give it back to us.


Look at the following story

One day a man saw an old lady, stranded on the side of the road, but even in the dim light of day, he could see she needed help. So he pulled up in front of her car and got out. His car was still sputtering when he approached her.

Even with the smile on his face, she was worried. No one had stopped to help for the last hour or so. Was he going to hurt her? He didn’t look safe; he looked poor and hungry. He could see that she was frightened, standing out there in the cold. He knew how she felt. It was those chills which only fear can put in you. He said, “I’m here to help you, ma’am. Why don’t you wait in the car where it’s warm? By the way, my name is Reza.”

Well, all she had was a flat tire, but for an old lady, that was bad enough. Reza crawled under the car looking for a place to put the jack, skinning his knuckles a time or two. Soon he was able to change the tire. But he had to get dirty and his hands hurt.
As he was tightening up the lug nuts, she rolled down the window and began to talk to him. She told him that she was from Shahinsahr and was only just passing through. She couldn’t thank him enough for coming to her aid.

Reza just smiled as he closed her trunk. The lady asked how much she owed him. Any amount would have been all right with her. She already imagined all the awful things that could have happened had he not stopped. Reza never thought twice about being paid. This was not a job to him. This was helping someone in need, and God knows there were plenty, who had given him a hand in the past. He had lived his whole life that way, and it never occurred to him to act any other way.
He told her that if she really wanted to pay him back, the next time she saw someone who needed help, she could give that person the assistance they needed, and Reza added, “And think of me.”
He waited until she started her car and drove off. It had been a cold and depressing day, but he felt good as he headed for home, disappearing into the twilight.

A few miles down the road the lady saw a small cafe. She went in to grab a bite to eat, and take the chill off before she made the last leg of her trip home. It was a dingy looking restaurant. Outside were two old gas pumps. The whole scene was unfamiliar to her. The waitress came over and brought a clean towel to wipe her wet face. She had a sweet smile, one that even being on her feet for the whole day couldn’t erase. The lady noticed the waitress was nearly eight months pregnant, but she never let the strain and aches change her attitude. The old lady wondered how someone who had so little could be so giving to a stranger. Then she remembered Reza.

After the lady finished her meal, she paid with a hundred dollar bill. The waitress quickly went to get change for her hundred dollar bill, but the old lady had slipped right out the door. She was gone by the time the waitress came back. The waitress wondered where the lady could be. Then she noticed something written on the napkin.

There were tears in her eyes when she read what the lady wrote: “You don’t owe me anything. I have been there too. Somebody once helped me out, the way I’m helping you. If you really want to pay me back, here is what you do: Do not let this chain of love end with you.”
Under the napkin were four more $100 bills.

Well, there were tables to clear, sugar bowls to fill, and people to serve, but the waitress made it through another day. That night when she got home from work and climbed into bed, she was thinking about the money and what the lady had written. How could the lady have known how much she and her husband needed it? With the baby due next month, it was going to be hard….

She knew how worried her husband was, and as he lay sleeping next to her, she gave him a soft kiss and whispered soft and low, “Everything’s going to be all right. I love you, Reza.”


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Re: Let's learn together!

Postby behnam » Sat Nov 10, 2012 11:36 am

Hi Friends,

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Secondly, after greeting warmly and describing the beauty of autumn briefly, I am happy to say that you made me win again. You are great supporters, nice winner makers, and generous choosers! I am nothing without you. Thank you very much indeed.

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All the best,
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Re: Let's learn together!

Postby Elham » Sat Nov 10, 2012 8:25 pm

"Let us cry for the spilt milk, by all means, if by doing so
we learn how to avoid spilling any more. Let us cry for the
spilt milk, and remember how, and where, and why, we spilt it.
Much wisdom is learnt through tears, but none by forgetting
our lessons."


-- Maria Amparo Ruiz de Burton
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Re: Let's learn together!

Postby nanachen » Mon Nov 12, 2012 2:23 pm

Dear Elham

Sorry to late for reply your post because I am busy in this days.Do you know what was yesterday in China?Yesterday was Singles Day in China.11.11 looks like four sticks.Stick means single in Chinese.So yesterday was Singles Day which means all of man no boyfriend or girlfriend celebrating in this day.The important thing in this day is the products of shop in the website "taobao"("taobao" is the most famous shopping website in china) are all 50% off.As you know,I can't hold myself and I plan to buy a lot of things so I keep a close watch my PC.It is so tired though I buy many things.Do you like buying things in the internet?

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Re: Let's learn together!

Postby nanachen » Tue Nov 13, 2012 2:49 pm

Dear Mohsen,

Thank you for sharing two stories.You want to tell us the first story is don't lie to children,the second is do not let this chain of love end with you.I agree you with the first thing ,but not the second thing.Long long ago,I believed the true that you give your hand to a man when he is in need.Now I don't dare do a good thing because the society is changing.In china most of us will not bring a man to hospital when he has had a car accident.Do you know why?Because the man will tell the police that man who help him is the troublemaker,that man who do a good thing faces the bad situation,however.It happens many times.No one try to change this situation.When you see a poor waif who beg for you in the street,you shouldn't give him some money because behind this children is the criminal gang .The more money you give, the more bad treatment the waif get. I am so disappointed to tell you these things take place in China.Now you know why I can't believe the thing"do not let this chain of love end with you".

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Re: Let's learn together!

Postby Mohsen » Tue Nov 13, 2012 6:29 pm

Dear Nana,

I got what you said , If you help others , you may be caught in difficulties and bad situation. ok you are right ,I agree with you . but if you will be in a safe situation which has not make a problem for , do you help others or not!!? Because at this time you should put your time for other, spend your money for others, maybe you are such a of people who are not ready to spend time and money for others, because it has not any benefit for you.
:idea: But I think whatever we do ,one day the result of it will be back to us. Sure It will be back sooner or later..

Read another story from Reza

One day, a poor boy who was selling goods from door to door to pay his way through school, found he had only one thin coin left, and he was hungry. He decided he would ask for a meal at the next house. However, he lost his nerve when a lovely young woman opened the door. Instead of a meal he asked for a drink of water. She thought he looked hungry so brought him a large glass of milk. He drank it slowly, and then asked, “How much do I owe you?” “You don’t owe me anything,” she replied. “My father has taught us never to accept pay for a kindness.” He said, “Then I thank you from my heart.”

As Reza left that house, he not only felt stronger physically, but his faith in God and man was strong also. He had been ready to give up and quit.

Year’s later that young woman became critically ill. The local doctors were baffled. They finally sent her to the big city, where they called in specialists to study her rare disease. Dr. Reza was called in for the consultation. When he heard the name of the town she came from, a strange light filled his eyes. Immediately he rose and went down the hall of the hospital to her room. Dressed in his doctor’s gown he went in to see her. He recognized her at once. He went back to the consultation room determined to do his best to save her life. From that day he gave special attention to the case.

After a long struggle, the battle was won. Dr. Reza requested the business office to pass the final bill to him for approval. He looked at it, then wrote something on the edge and the bill was sent to her room. She feared to open it, for she was sure it would take the rest of her life to pay for it all. Finally she looked, and something caught her attention on the side of the bill. She began to read the following words:

“Paid in full with one glass of milk”

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Re: Let's learn together!

Postby Elham » Wed Nov 14, 2012 10:29 am

Hi dear Nana,

Thanks for your post. What did you buy? Couldn't you buy for your friends too?! {-;

Emmm, you know, I'm a very difficult person in shopping. It happens a lot that I buy sth, bring it home and I dislike it!!! I have sth special in my mind and when I go shopping I just look for that. The sad thing is that rarely I find what I want when I need!
On the other hand, I'm not patient in shopping and prefer ending it as soon as possible! Emmm, to be more clear, I like to see someone wearing sth, like it, ask for the store, go straightly there and buy it! This is very good, isn't it? :lol: :lol: :lol:

One of my concerns these days is for winter clothes and some night dresses! If there were a place where I could find all I want, I would be on the seventh heaven! {-:

I have heard a lot about China's clothes and shoes. I have also heard the prices are so high there. If I were rich enough, I would defenrtly travel to China.
I've never done shopping on the net. I'm afraid the prices are not real ones! But I like it; why not?! This way I can save time.

Thanks for reading,
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Re: Let's learn together!

Postby Elham » Sat Nov 17, 2012 4:39 pm

"We are not on this earth to accumulate victories, things, and
experiences, but to be whittled and sandpapered until what's
left is who we truly are."

-- Arianna Huffington
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Re: Let's learn together!

Postby Mohsen » Sat Nov 17, 2012 6:44 pm

Hi Elham,

Apparently nobody in this forum want to write something , I would like to share this story for you, maybe it will be useful

Early on in their engagement, he sat near his fiancée saying, "Oh, how I love you...in fact I adore you, you are my life..." He uttered words of love that she vainly enjoyed listening to. He told her that he could hardly wait for their wedding day, as life away from her was meaningless to him. He wondered how he had managed to live before knowing her. He assured her that she was the source of happiness in his life. He was sure to rent a great house that would match his feelings. They would spend their honeymoon abroad, in one of the western capitals.

He carried on talking, repeating words of love, while his girl was lost in her daydreams, which had at last come true. Suddenly she was aware of her hair dropping across her forehead. She raised her hand to put it in place and said flirtatiously, "You were in such a hurry that you did not even give me time to have my hair done."
He said, "Your hair is lovely anyway, and you are quite beautiful."
She smiled, proudly encouraging him to praise her still more. She said, "You did not even wait for me to get my new dress from the tailor."
He said, "Have not I said that this does not matter. I never worry about such things as my real aim has been reached."
She eagerly said, "Are you quite sure?" He said,
"Yes. I swear by my love, that I mean every word."
She said, "I am very happy. I have always hoped to get a husband who does not care for material things..."
He said, "I am just like that, you can be sure."
She went on, "You know that money is something that comes and goes. I don't care much for it. In fact, I give all of my salary to my father who suffers financial difficulties."
At first he did not answer, then he said: "It is nice that you help your father. Financial problems cannot be tolerated. Then I suppose we can't rent a big house!"



She said, "Whether big or small, it does not matter .It should at least be comfortable."
He said, "Yes, there should be all the necessary amenities: a refrigerator, a cooler, a washing machine..."
She interrupted him saying, "Such items can be bought one by one. At first we can start a simple life. You know that at present my father cannot help us."
He was silent again. He looked at his watch and then said, "Simplicity is nice. I think we should not go abroad! "
She answered, "Yes, that is much better. You know I must pay back my debts!"
No longer he could conceal his disappointment, so he said sharply, "Then, your salary is already spent in advance!"
She said, "Nearly!"
He moved in discomfort saying, "I, myself am in debt, so, I'd better not marry at present."
Standing up he said, "We may not meet again. I wish you good luck!"
He left quickly as if running away from a monster! Only few minutes before he had spoken words of love and claimed that he could not live without her. The waiter came to her with the bill that the young man had not paid.
Amused she said to herself, “I guessed right! I was right to lie about my wealth. How stupid he is! He never thought I was testing him. My bank balance is good and I am not in debt to anyone! Anyway, it was a good experience for me, even if it was a bad bargain."
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