-Twins in the womb-
Unborn twins are having a conversation in the womb of their mother. " Do you believe in a life after you are born?"
one asked the other.
Yes, definitely! Inside the womb we grow and get strong to be able to face what will come in the outside world",
the other replied.
"I think this is nosense!", the other said. " There cannot be life after you are born, how would that look?"
"Well, I don't know exactly. But it is supposed to be much brighter than here in the womb. And maybe we will walk
around on our legs and
we will eat with our mouth."
"What? What kind of nonsense is that? I have never heard of that, what a crazy idea. There is that umbilical court
that is feeding us. And how
are you supposed to run around? The umbilical is way too short!"
"I think it will work! Everything just will become a bit different."
"You are crazy! Never ever has somebody come back after birth! When you get born that is the end of life! That's it."
"Yes, I confess that nobody knows who life after birth is going to look like. But I know, that we will see our mother and
she will look after us."
"Mother??? You don't believe that, or? And where is she?"
"Well, here! Everywhere around us. We live through her. Without here we couldn't exist."
"Bullshit! I have never felt that presence, so the mother doesn't exist!"
"But sometimes, when you are quiet, you can hear her, you can hear her singing. Or you can feel her when she carresses you!"


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 father.
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 horizon.
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 are."
Isn't perspective a wonderful thing? Makes you wonder what would happen if we all gave thanks
for everything we have, instead of worrying about what we don't have.

Appreciate every single thing you have , especially your friends!