Lesson Learnt

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One day, the father of a very wealthy family took his son on a
trip to the country with the express purpose of showing him
how poor people live. They spent a couple of days and nights
on the farm of what would be considered a very poor family.
On their return from their trip, the father asked his son, “How
was the trip?”
“It was great, Dad.”
“Did you see how poor people live?” the father asked.
“Oh yeah,” said the son.
“So, tell me, what did you learn from the trip?” asked the
The son answered: “I saw that we have one dog and they had
four. We have a pool that reaches to the middle of our garden
and they have a creek that has no end. We have imported
lanterns in our garden and they have the stars at night. Our
patio reaches to the front yard and they have the whole
“We have a small piece of land to live on and they have fields
that go beyond our sight.
“We have servants who serve us, but they serve others. We
buy our food, but they grow theirs.
“We have walls around our property to protect us, they have
friends to protect them.”
The boy’s father was speechless.
Then his son added, “Thanks Dad for showing me how poor we
Moral: Love, Unity, Care, Satisfaction is richer than any comfort
money gives.

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  1. A Beautiful Piece….Indeed!!!

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