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The Cows And Cucumbers

Jimkhan lived next to a poor couple who liked to daydream.

One day the husband told his wife , ” if I had money , I would buy some cows . ”

” Then we would have a lot of milk , ” his wife said. “It could make a lot of butter and ghee and we could send some milk to my sister .”

” Email milk to your sister! ” exclaimed her husband. ” How dare you insinuate such a thing! ”

“But we have plenty of milk , ” his wife said.

“We will sell it !” Said her husband . “I want nothing more to talk about it and to make sure you do not bring milk to it when I go , I’ll break every pot in the house.” And pick four or five pots were , crushed on the floor.

Jimkhan happening at that time and I asked him why he was breaking the pots. When he heard the reason, picked up a stick and began to beat the air with him.

” What are you doing ? ” Neighbor asked , puzzled.

“Driving your cows ! ” Jimkhan said. ” They ate cucumbers in my garden .”

“Eating cucumbers ! ” the other man exclaimed indignantly . ” But you have not got a garden! ”

” I’ll have one soon , ” Jimkhan said, ” and I’ll grow cucumbers in it.” He continued beating the air with his stick .

Neighbors I finally realized that I was trying to teach Jimkhan How foolish was to live in a world of make believe and felt ashamed of themselves.

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The Fairy Tulips

Once upon a time an old woman lived in a house. She had a beautiful bed of tulips in your garden.

One night he heard singing and laughing outside . He stood and listened. It seemed that the sounds are coming from the bed of tulips. He looked out the window, but could see nothing .

The next morning examined its tulips but there was nothing strange about them . No signs of intruders.

The next night we heard singing and laughing again . Silently he rose and slipped out of the house and hid in the bus to see the tulips.
As I looked closely noticed little fairy among the tulips . The fairies were singing and was using tulips as a crib because tulip bulbs contain fairy babies .

The old woman smiled and slipped into the house. Since then never touched the flowers and she forbade the neighbors do that too.

The tulips grew even larger and eventually became the most beautiful flowers on earth.

But one day the good old died . The tulip bed was torn by strangers who did not know the secret. There they planted wheat but withered and since then nothing would grow there.

But the old woman ‘s grave grew colorful flowers and fairies sang over it so it is covered with tulips , violets and other flowers.

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FAMILY- (F)ather (A)nd (M)other (I) (L)ove (Y)ou

I ran into a stranger as he passed by ,

” Forgive me please ” was my reply .

He said :

” Please excuse me I was not even expecting. ”

We were very polite , this stranger and me. We made our way and we said goodbye . But at home a different story is told , how we treat our loved ones , young and old .

Later that day , cooking dinner, my daughter stood beside me very firm. When I turned , almost hit .

“Move out of the way , ” I said with a frown .

He walked away , his heart was roto.No knew how hard he had spoken. As I lie awake in bed, the soft voice of God came to me and said :

“When it was a stranger, common courtesy you use . But the children you love, like the abuse. Look on the kitchen floor , you’ll find some flowers by the door .

Those are the flowers he brought for you. Chose herself : pink, yellow and blue. He was silent as not to spoil the surprise, and never saw the tears in her eyes. ”

At this time , I felt very small , And now my tears began to fall . I quietly went and knelt beside his bed;

” Wake up, little girl , wake up, ” I said. ” Are the flowers you chose for me?”

She smiled, ” I learned , by the tree. Chose them because they’re pretty like you. Know I like them, especially the blue .”

I said, ” Daughter , I’m sorry for the way I acted today , I should not have yelled like that. ”

She said, ” Oh , Mom , that ‘s okay. I love you anyway. ”

He said, “Daughter , I love you , and I like the flowers , especially the blue .”

Do you realize that : If we die tomorrow , the company that we are working for could easily replace us in a matter of days. But the family that we will feel the loss for the

rest of their lives . And now that I think about it , we put ourselves to work more to our family – a prudent investment indeed.

What is behind the story ?
You know what is the full word of family?
FAMILY=(F)ather (A)nd (M)other, (I) (L)ove (Y)ou.
Fill life with love and bravery and we should live a common life

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The Greedy Children

A poor man had four children. His children were very vague and did nothing . All they wanted was money , but as the poor did not have much money did not matter to him. Over time and became the old man. I was sad for the way they acted their children, but they could not do anything about it.

As was old , I needed someone’s attention , but their children did not care. He was worried and started thinking about a solution to this problem. At last he rose with one. In the late afternoon I started sitting in your little room with the door closed. He gave a mixed with some small stones in a can as if he was counting his money coins.

For a few days his children ignore this, but then thought that maybe his father has plenty of money from somewhere and you had every night. Everyone started to look after him , each trying to outdo the other and provide better care . Every thought that money for the poor after his death they get.

Now the poor man had no sadness, smoothly and without difficulties. Her children were taken care of it . She looked happier and healthier than before. His solution continued to work and so his sons continued to care for him .

After some time . The man fell ill and died . His children performed their last rites and taken to the small room that used to count his money . Quickly passed around the room , but found nothing remarkable. There was a small tin jar containing only a few coins along with small stones.

All their children were very disappointed. They beat their heads and badly abused him , but the man did what he wanted during the last months of his life.

( Behaving with people by nature. Not get anything if you limit your principles. )

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Hands and Hearts

A poor boy sold goods door to door to pay his way to school . One day , he found that he only had a penny and I 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 glass 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 ? ”

“I do not owe me anything ,” she replied ” Mother has taught us never to accept pay for a kindness . ”

He said , “Then I thank you from the bottom of my heart.”

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

Years 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. Ronald was called for consultation . When he heard the name of the city of wine, a strange light filled his eyes .

Immediately he rose and went down the hall of the hospital and his room. He recognized at once. Dr. Ronald returned to the consultation room determined to do his best to save his life. From that day he gave special attention to the case .

After a long struggle , the battle was won . Dr. Ronald requested the business office to pass the final bill to him for approval. He looked at him and then wrote something on the edge and the bill was sent to her room.
She feared to open it, because I was sure it would take the rest of your life to pay for everything. Finally , she looked , and something caught her attention. She read these words …

” Paid in full with one glass of milk . ” (Signed ) Dr. Ronald .

Tears of joy flooded her eyes as her happy heart prayed, ” Thank you, God , that Your love has spread abroad through human hearts and hands . ”

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The Mother’s day

A man stopped at a flower shop to order flowers to be delivered to his mother who lived two hundred miles away. When I got out of his car he noticed a young girl sitting on the sidewalk crying. He asked what was wrong and she replied:

“I wanted to buy a red rose for my mother. But I only have seventy-five cents, and a rose costs two dollars.

The man smiled and said:

“Come with me. Because I’ll buy a rose.”

He bought the little girl her rose and ordered flowers from her own mother. While out offered the girl home. She said,

“Yes, please! Can you take me to my mother.”

Directed him to a cemetery, where she placed the rose on a freshly dug grave.

The man returned to the flower shop, canceled the wire order, picked up a bouquet and drove the two hundred miles to his mother’s house.