Life is a Gift

Philippines
November 19, 2008 7:51pm CST
There was a blind girl who hated herself because she was blind. She hated everyone, except her loving boyfriend. He was always there for her. She told her boyfriend, "If I could only see the world, I will marry you." One day, someone donated a pair of eyes to her. When the bandages came off, she was able to see everything, including her boyfriend. He asked her, "Now that you can see the world, will you marry me?" The girl looked at her boyfriend and saw that he was blind. The sight of his closed eyelids shocked her. She hadn't expected that. The thought of looking at them the rest of her life led her to refuse to marry him. Her boyfriend left in tears and days later wrote a note to her saying: "Take good care of your eyes, my dear, for before they were yours, they were mine." This is how the human brain often works when our status changes. Only a very few remember what life was like before, and who was always by their side in the most painful situations. LIFE IS A GIFT Today before you say 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's crying out to GOD for a companion. Think of someone who went too early to heaven. 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 wish they had your job. And when depressing thoughts seem to get you down, Put a smile on your face and think: YOU'RE ALIVE AND STILL AROUND.
2 responses
@gicolet (1704)
• United States
20 Nov 08
What a very touching story...I hate that girl!!! lol
• Philippines
20 Nov 08
Haha! I hate her too. :) .. Soooo self-centered.. Nyaha!
@kissie34 (2296)
• Philippines
3 Dec 08
Me too.. That girl is very selfish.. She only think her own happiness.. She didn't think what the guy had sacrifice just to make her happy... But the guy is very crazy because he donate his own eyes without thinking very hard.. He can help the girl in other ways but still he donate his own eyes... It only shows that LOVE is very strong because people tend to sacrifice anything or everything just for the sake of love even theres no assurance that they will be happy in the future or the person they love will love them back..
@kissie34 (2296)
• Philippines
3 Dec 08
Wow that was touching ... I agree of everything that you've said.. I admit that sometimes I keep on complaining the things that I have without realizing that others might need it more than I.. Well, people are people no matter how much we have in our life still we keep on searching and wishing for more.. We never contented with what they have, we always want more.. Even we can see the whole world it seems that we are blind.. We keep on believing something which isn't supposed to be..We are blind in a sense that even we know the fact or true about a certain thing or situation still we keep on believing to something and fooling our own self..People don't realized the things that they have done unless its already gone.. Even we keep on saying that we are contented, that we are not like that still theres a small part of us wishing or hoping for more and doing the same thing as others. Thanks for sharing a short touching story that you have.. Hope others will be able to read it and realized the same way I do.. Happy posting!