The 100 Dollar
A well known speaker started off his seminar
by holding up a$100 bill in a room of 200 people, and asked, "Who would like
this $100 bill?"
Hands started going up.
He said, "I am going to
give this $100 bill to one of you, but first let me do this...."
proceeded to crumple the $100 up.
He then asked, "Who still wants
Still the hands were up in the air.
"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?" he asked. Hands still shot
"My friends, you 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 $100."
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 never lose your
Dirty....clean.....crumpled....or finely creased..... you are
still priceless to those who 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.
blessings..................NOT your problems.