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BE PROUD OF YOURSELF :)

Postby narjes » Sat Jul 16, 2005 11:11 am

A well known speaker started off his seminar by holding up
a $20 bill. In the room of 200, he asked. "Who would like
this $20 bill?"

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 20
dollar note up. He then asked. "Who still wants it?" Still
the hands were up in the air.

"Well," he replied, "what if
I do this?" 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, you 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 was 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 happened or what will
happen, you will never lose your value.

Dirty or clean, crumpled or finely
creased, 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."


Isn’t it about time you stopped looking

down to yourself everytime something
goes wrong?? Be proud of who you are : )


-Thank You for Keep in Reading-
Best Wishes
Narjes

RedRose

Postby RedRose » Sat Jul 16, 2005 11:37 am

good one! I am proud of you :wink:

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Postby narjes » Sat Jul 16, 2005 11:47 am

HaHaHaHaHaHaHa !
thank you !! of being proud of me! i can understand you like this post !!

but first you have to be proud of yourself !!


Best Wishes
Narjes
איו שלום בין עמינו איך יהיה שלום בין שנינו :(

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Postby Ms.A.Z » Sun Jul 17, 2005 4:08 am

Soo true...I liked it Narjes :wink:

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Postby shokin » Sun Jul 17, 2005 11:51 am

Be modest and humble, too.

Discretion is sometimes better than popularity or glory.

Being proud does not involve showing it to everybody.

Shokin
Nous sommes libres. Wir sind frei. We are free. Somos libres. Siamo liberi.

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Postby narjes » Sun Jul 17, 2005 2:51 pm

OH ! there are very nice members in this forum :)
thanks for your words shokin ..thanx alot
Ms.a.z nice you like it !!




Best Wishes+sweet memories = Narjes

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איו שלום בין עמינו איך יהיה שלום בין שנינו :(

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Postby illusion » Thu Aug 18, 2005 7:15 am

yeah being proud of oneself is good in a way. it makes you feel more self-assured and confindent and as we all know it's important to be like this nowadays. life is so much easier when we're not afraid of anything, right?

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Postby hello » Sat Aug 20, 2005 6:54 pm

It is such an inspiring topic .....

But , sometimes when someone is overconfident of himslf , when he fails in acheiving what he wants, he bacomes very dissapointed of himslef ....Eventhough , I still agree that we are valuable the way we are and who we are.....


.....Dreams...
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Postby illusion » Sat Aug 20, 2005 8:51 pm

I think that the best way is just to like yourself. How can you expect other people to like you if you don't like yourself? So first of all: accept yourself and be your own friend. It's really simple. :)

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Postby hedwig14 » Fri Aug 26, 2005 4:49 am

thanks for that short yet beautiful story...
well, you're right... we are unique and each of us has his/her own style...
thanks again... i bet that story would remind us of ourselves.

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Postby leen@rasel » Wed Sep 07, 2005 6:28 pm

ME TOO NARGES AM VERY PROUD OF YOU, YOU KNOW WHEN I READ THE FIRST PARTS OF THE STORY IWONDERED ABOUT THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN IT AND THE TOPIC BUT THEN I FOUND OUT THAT SOME PEOPLE ARE VEY TALENTED AND ITELLIGENT IN MAKING SUCH RELATIONS BETWEEN REALITY AND WHAT THEY READ , IT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO LOOK AT THE UNDERLYING LESSON OF SOMETHING ....IT REALLY IS :D :D


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