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A well-known speaker started off his seminar

by holding up a $20.00 bill. In the room of 200, he asked,

"Who would like this $20 bill?"

Hands started going up.

He said, "I am going to give this $20 to one of you

but first, let me do this.

He proceeded to crumple up the $20 dollar bill.

He then asked, "Who still wants it?"

Still the hands were up in the air.

Well, he replied, "What if I do this?"

And he dropped it on the ground

and started to grind it into the floor with his shoe.

He picked it up, now crumpled and dirty.

"Now, who still wants it?"

Still the hands went into the air.

My friends, we have all learned a very valuable lesson.

No matter what I did to the money, you still wanted it

because it did not decrease in value.

It was still worth $20.

Many times in our lives,

we are dropped, crumpled, and ground into the dirt

by the decisions we make and

the circumstances that come our way.

We feel as though we are worthless.

But no matter what has happened or

what will happen, you will never lose your value.

Dirty or clean, crumpled or finely creased,

you are still priceless to those who DO LOVE you.

The worth of our lives comes not in what we do or who we

know,

but by WHO WE ARE.

You are special- Don't EVER forget it."


Count your blessings, not your problems.

And remember: amateurs built the ark ...

professionals built the Titanic.
 

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true
who is the "well known speaker" who said that ?
 

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True, but Titanic sunk :D
 

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awesome speech.....ive heard that before and it still speaks to me.....it says "you want $20" lol j/k its an awesome story...cheered me up :) thanks
 

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That was pretty good, but yeah, who got the $20? I want it.
 

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Same here, my first time reading it, pretty good.
 

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Good story speedmom :twofinger
 

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cebu66 said:
True, but Titanic sunk :D
Yes, but the Ark made it safetly with all aboard, and was homebuilt by a simple man.

:D
 

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Anyone who really believes that ALL people have worth....live in la la land!
 

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taziscool said:
Anyone who really believes that ALL people have worth....live in la la land!

LOL! After reading that, I felt a little bit better about myself and everyone else around me in the world. Then I read taz's response and it was like I got punched in the face by reality. Ehhhh, I guess I can trade the feeling of inspiration for a good laugh... equals itself out I suppose.
 

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Man, speedmom isn't only one of the most beautiful women I have seen but also one of the most kind-hearted. You rock my world speedmom. :twofinger
 

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i think the fact that "Noah" had "God" on his side was a big contributing factor in his success...
 

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808 said:
i think the fact that "Noah" had "God" on his side was a big contributing factor in his success...
Precisely :D
 
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