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Sunday, June 06, 2010

Healthy proteins from Peanuts ....

Received this in my mailbox sometime back. Didn't read it instantly.... one of those that I send to 'nice to read later' category.... Glad I took time to read it finally.

The following is the philosophy of Charles Schulz, the creator of the 'Peanuts' comic strip.

You don't have to actually answer the questions. Just ponder on them.

1. Name the five wealthiest people in the world.
2. Name the last five Heisman trophy winners.
3. Name the last five winners of the Miss America pageant.
4. Name ten people who have won the Nobel or Pulitzer Prize.
5. Name the last half dozen Academy Award winners for best actor and actress.
6. Name the last decade's worth of World Series Winners.

How did you do?

The point is, none of us remember the headliners of yesterday.

These are no second-rate achievers. They are the best in their fields.

But the applause dies.
Awards tarnish.
Achievements are forgotten.
Accolades and certificates are buried with their owners.

Here's another quiz. See how you do on this one:

1. List a few teachers who aided your journey through school.
2. Name three friends who have helped you through a difficult time.
3. Name five people who have taught you something worthwhile.
4. Think of a few people who have made you feel appreciated and special!!
5. Think of five people you enjoy spending time with.

Easier?

The lesson:
The people who make a difference in your life are not the ones with the most credentials. The most money...or the most awards.They simply are the ones who care the most.

Pass this on to those people who have either made a difference in your life, or whom you keep close in your heart.

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Thot I should share this with my kids thru this page. And all those who drop by this place :)

4 comments:

tireless mom said...

If at fb, I will give the fb thumbs up!

Puteri's territory said...

Hi Ibu
I am an avid and silent reader of your blog. I like this one and I hope you dont mind me copying it into my blog. THanks for sharing.

ardy said...

How true! Thanks for sharing :)

Lovely Kitchen said...

hi...dropping by ur page