A Full Circle

A Full Circle


A Full Circle

Has anyone ever helped you without any reason?

Have you ever felt as if the Universe is doing you a favor because you made one for someone else?

If you have never experienced it, your day will surely come!

The feeling of being owed by the Universe is something else and yet it humbles you down more than anything else.

Experience the power of life as it moves in a full circle in the following story!

 

Once upon a time…

There was lady stranded in the middle of the road because her car broke down. She was old and frail and was driving alone. She had known it had been a bad idea since the beginning to take the car all on her own while travelling out of the city.

But when she had decided to leave for the trip, she had not foreseen the weather turning bad and her tire flatting out on her.

She stood in the middle of the road waving at the passing cars to stop, to ask for help. No one had stopped in the last couple of hours.

Suddenly, a man appeared at the end of the road. He was walking toward her. She looked around. There was a joint nearby. Perhaps, the man had just left it to go home. He was not very well dressed.

The old lady realized that she was all alone. This man could rob her and leave her for dead.

After a moment the man had reached her.

“Ma’am, do you need some help with your car?” He asked politely seeing quite clearly that the woman was afraid of him.

“Yes, my tire’s flat!” The lady gulped down and answered. Perhaps, he could help.

“Alright, I’ll change it. Why don’t you wait in the car while I replace it?” He answered her with a smile as she hurriedly jumped back into her seat.

The man changed the tire and as he got out from under the car, the lady pulled down her glass. “Thank you for your help? What do I owe you, Mr. -_?”

The man smiled. “Bryan,” he introduced himself then continued, “your prayers will do, ma’am.”

He had not helped her to get paid. He had helped because he felt he ought to.

“If you really want to pay me, just help someone else who might need it.”

The old lady drove away with a smile.

On her way, she stopped at a restaurant to eat.

As she was finishing up, she noticed that the waitress was about eight months pregnant and she was still working very hard and with a smile!

She felt sad for the lady but then she remembered Bryan. She left four 100 dollar bills on the table in addition to the bill.

When the waitress came to collect the bill, she found the excess money and a note that the lady had left for her. It brought tears to her eyes.

“You don’t owe me anything. Someone helped me too when I needed it. If you want to pay me back, help someone else who needs it.”

The waitress knew how much she had needed this money. She returned home feeling quite thankful. As she lay next to her husband she observed his exhausted form. He was as worried as she was about the baby and the expenses in her wake.

“We’ll get through it. God is with us. I love you, Bryan.”

The END

 

Moral: Life has the tendency to come a full circle! It works like a ripple effect.

 

When Bryan helped that old lady, he didn’t know that he was going to get his favor back! None of us do.

That’s the beauty of it. We should keep the chain of favors going on uninterrupted. Life will come full circle for us too!

 


“Today, I challenge you to pay it forward. You don't need to save a village—only one lost soul. Be the reflection of Christ and shine His light. The cost is little, but the reward is rich.”  ~ Dana Arcuri


A Selection of Pay It Forward Quotes


“Our job on earth isn’t to criticize, reject, or judge. Our purpose is to offer a helping hand, compassion, and mercy. We are to do unto others as we hope they would do unto us.”  ~ Dana Arcuri


“In a world like this, you pay it forward, ’cause more than likely you didn’t deserve it when you got it the first time.”  ~ Mindy McGinnis


“A purposeful act or extension of kindness to another is never wasted, for it always resides in the hearts of all involved in a chain of love.”  ~ Molly Friedenfeld


“A Spiritual Samaritan lives knowing that if we were to leave this world tomorrow, we were the best humans we could be and we touched the lives of as many souls as possible. We are not asked to be perfect. We are asked to make a difference.”  ~ Molly Friedenfeld


“Today, I challenge you to pay it forward. You don’t need to save a village—only one lost soul. Be the reflection of Christ and shine His light. The cost is little, but the reward is rich.”  ~ Dana Arcuri

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It’s Never Too Late to Live Your Life

It’s Never Too Late to Live Your Life


It’s Never Too Late to Live Your Life

Once upon a time, a man was wandering in a clear, grey forest. He seemed to be lost, searching for something. However, before he could find what he had been looking for, he came across a tiger. The tiger chased the man to the edge of the cliff and the man tipped over.

Luckily, he grabbed a vine half way down the fall. He was momentarily safe. Although, when he looked up at the cliff, he didn’t quite feel that way. The tiger stood, bare tooth and gnawing away at the edge in the hopes of catching the man waiting to devour his own hunger.

The man gulped down and decided to find a way to get himself out of this predicament by looking for a way further down.

Perhaps, he could make his way back to home from somewhere on the bottom of the cliff…

The man looked down and felt his heart sinking. Down below, at the bottom of the cliff, there stood another tiger! Now this man was done for. There was no way out for him by climbing back up the cliff, nor was there any below him at the bottom of the cliff.

Still, the man looked about him for some sort of sign that he would be able to climb out of this situation. To his dismay, rather than help, more trouble came his way. A couple of rats came along and started chewing at the vine he was holding on to so tightly. The man shooed the rats away but they just kept coming back.


The rats are the time, slipping out of his hands


The man now could no longer think of escaping intact from this scenario. He knew his escape would not be possible. He ran one look about him as if seeing everything for the last time, when his eyes fell on a strawberry, completely ripe in a nearby bush.

With one hand still holding the vine, the man reached out for the strawberry with the other, picked it and ate it. It was the most delicious fruit he had eaten in a long time……………

The above story may seem like the hopeless end of a man’s life. However, it couldn’t be anything far from it! The tiger on the cliff represents the past of the man which chased him off the cliff. The tiger below is his future which he dreads. The rats are the time, slipping out of his hands and the strawberry, is the PRESENT that he had never lived before!

Sometimes, life throws lemons at us. We don’t really know what to do in such situations. Many of us either stay stuck in the past or stay where we are because we fear what the future holds for us. What we fail to do is to live the present that we currently have. As in the fable above, we must understand that no matter how hard it seems, it is never too late to start living in the present, forgetting the worries of the past and letting go of the fears of the future.

Moral: It’s never too late to start living, no matter what the situation!

 

 

“Wake up, live your life and sing the melody of your soul.”  ~ Amit Ray


A Selection of Live Your Life Quotes

“Your life is a movie. You are the main character. You say your scripts and act to your lines. Of course you do your lines in each scene. There is a hidden camera and a director who you can ask for help anytime up above.”  ~ Happy Positivity


“6 Ways To Give Your Mind A Break:

1. Stop stressing
2. Stop worrying
3. Give rest to the problems weighing you down
4. Lighten up
5. Forgive yourself
6. Forgive others”  ~ Germany Kent


“Wake up, live your life and sing the melody of your soul.”  ~ Amit Ray


“The circumstances surrounding your birth is not as important as the opportunity to live life.”  ~ Lailah Gifty Akita

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