This story is based on an urban myth and I’m not sure if it happened in real life. Even so, I think it is worth a read. The ending has an important message that everyone should keep in mind. If you agree, feel free to share it with your friends.
There was a blind girl who hated herself just because she was blind. She hated everyone, except her loving boyfriend. He was always there for her. She said that if she could only see the world, she would marry her boyfriend.
One day, someone donated a pair of eyes to her and then she could see everything, including her boyfriend. Her boyfriend asked her: “Now that you can see the world, will you marry me?”
The girl was shocked when she saw that her boyfriend was blind too and refused to marry him. Her boyfriend walked away in tears and later wrote a letter to her saying:
“Just take care of my eyes, dear.”
Only a few remember what life was before, and who’s always been there even in the most painful situations throughout the years.
Today, before you think of saying an unkind word – think of someone who can’t speak.
Before you complain about the taste of your food – think of someone who has nothing to eat.
Before you complain about your husband or wife – think of someone who is crying out for a companion.
Today, before you complain about life – think of someone who went too early to heaven.
Before you complain about your children – think of someone who desires children but they’re barren.
Before you argue about your dirty house, someone didn’t clean – think of the people who are living in the streets.
Today, before whining about the distance you drive – think of someone who walks the same distance with their feet.
And when you are tired and complain about your job – think of the unemployed, the disabled and those who wished they had your job.
But before you think of pointing the finger or condemning another – remember that not no one are without sin.
And when depressing thoughts seem to get you down – put a smile on your face and be grateful that you’re alive and still around.