28-Oct-2010 12:03

This touched me......

A friend sent me the following email today which touched me & I'd thought I'd share…

A blind boy sat on the steps of a building with a hat by his feet.
He held up a sign which said: "I am blind, please help."
There were just a few small coins in the hat.

A man was walking by.
He took a few coins from his pocket and dropped them into the hat.
He then took the sign, turned it around, and wrote some words.
He put the sign back so that everyone who walked by would see the new words.

Soon the hat began to fill up.
A lot more people were giving money to the blind boy.
That afternoon the man who had changed the sign came to see how things were.
The boy recognized his footsteps and asked, "Were you the one who changed my sign this morning? What did you write?"

The man said, "I only wrote the truth. I said what you said but in a different way."
I wrote: "Today is a beautiful day but I cannot see it."

Both signs told people that the boy was blind.
But the first sign simply said the boy was blind. The second sign told people that they were so blessed that they were not blind.

Should we be surprised that the second sign was more effective?

Possible moral:
Be thankful for what you have.
Be creative. Be innovative. Think differently and positively. Face your past without regret. Handle your present with confidence. Prepare for the future without fear.
It is wonderful to see someone smiling and even more wonderful to know that you may be the reason behind the smile…

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Contributed by appliance repair on 11-Dec-2011 11:40
Regards for sharing the information with us on
Contributed by Steve Hall on 29-Oct-2010 00:13
Yes, let's be grateful Thanks for sharing
Contributed by Paul Clegg on 28-Oct-2010 17:59

Touched me too.

Thanks for sharing.
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