"The $20 Dollar Bill"
A well known speaker started off his
seminar by holding up a $20 bill.
In the room of 200, he asked, "Who
would like this $20 bill?" Hands started
He said, "I am going to give this $20
to one of you but
first, let me do this." He proceeded to
crumple the $20
dollar bill up. He then asked, "Who
still wants it?" Still
the hands were up in the air.
"Well," he replied, "What if I do
this?" And he dropped
it on the ground and started to
grind it into the floor with
his shoe. He picked it up, now all
crumpled and dirty.
"Now who still wants it?" Still the
hands went into the air.
"My friends, you have all learned a
very valuable lesson" !
No matter what I did to the money,
you still wanted it
because it did not decrease
in value. It was still worth
Many times in our lives, we are
dropped, crumpled, and
ground into the dirt by the decisions we
make and the
circumstances that come our way. We feel
we are worthless. But no matter what has
what will happen, you will never lose
your value in
God's eyes. To Him, dirty or clean,
crumpled or finely
creased, you are still priceless to Him.
THOUGHT: The worth of our lives come
not in what
we do or who we are but by What we
become and Whome
we have touched along the Journey thru
You are special - Don't ever forget
it! You never know
who is watching you and what impression
you have made
on thier lives.
Remember to train hard, and do your
best achieve and
share all that is possible within your
for continual progress and remain humble
no matter how
much you achieve.