A young lady was waiting for
in the boarding room of a big
As she would need to wait many hours,
… she decided to buy a book to
time. She also bought a packet
cookies. She sat down in an armchair, in
room of the airport, to rest and
peace. Beside the armchair
where the packet of cookies lay, a man sat
the next seat, opened his
When she took out the first cookie, the
man took one also. She felt
but said nothing. She just
“What a nerve! If I was in the mood I
would punch him for daring!”
For each cookie she took, the
one too. This was infuriating her
but she didn’t want to cause a
When only one cookie remained,
thought: “ah… What would this
abusive man do now?”
Then, the man, taking the last
divided it into half, giving her
Ah! That was too much! She was much
too angry now!
In a huff, she took her book,
and stormed to the boarding
place. When she sat down in her seat,
the plane, she looked into her
take her eyeglasses, and to her
surprise, her packet of cookies was
there, untouched, unopened!
She felt so ashamed! She
she was wrong… She had
forgotten that her cookies were kept in
The man had divided his cookies
her, without feeling angered or
bitter. “While she had been very angry,
thinking that she was dividing
cookies with him. And now there
chance to explain herself, nor to apologize.”
There are 4 things that you
The stone… after the throw!
The word…after it’s said! The occasion…after the loss!
The time…after it’s gone.
Cherish Every Moment and Fill It
Love and Care For Everyone.