InspirEmail No 340 - July 2019 - You still have value
Inspirational messages to refresh the spirit and boost the emotional bank account'

You still have value

A very highly regarded speaker, trainer and life coach started off his seminar by holding up a $100 note in front of the crowd of 200 who had gathered to hear him speak.

He asked them . . .'Who would like this $100 note?'

As would be expected 200 hands went up in the air.

He then said, 'I am going to give this $100 to one of you but first, let me do this.' . . . and he crumpled the note up in his hand.

He then asked . . . 'Who still wants it?'

Again all 200 hands went up.

'Well,' he replied, 'What if I do this?' Then he dropped the bill into tray on the floor filled we damp dirt and stomped on it with his shoes.

He picked it up and showed it to the crowd. The bill was now all crumpled and very dirty.

'Now who still wants it?'

Once again all 200 hands went up.

He then said . . .'Well my friends, I have just showed you a very important life lesson. No matter what I did to the money, you still wanted it because it did not decrease in value. To all of you it was still worth $100.'

He went on to say . . . 'No doubt there are many times in our lives where life crumples us and may even grind us into the dirt. We all make bad decisions or deal poorly circumstances and can feel worthless. But no matter what has happened or what will happen to you, you will never lose your value. You are special . . . and don't ever forget it!'

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