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Sometimes we just need to be reminded! A well-known speaker started off his seminar

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Sometimes we just need to be reminded!

A well-known speaker started off his seminar by:

holding up a $20.00 bill In the room of 200, he asked, "Who would like this $20 bill?"

Hands started going up.

He said, "I am going to give this $20 to one of you but first, let me do this.

He proceeded to crumple up the $20 dollar bill.

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 crumpled and dirty.

"Now, who still wants it?"

Still the hands went into the air.

My friends, we 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 $20.

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 as though we are worthless.

But no matter what has happened or what will happen, you will never lose your value.

Dirty or clean, crumpled or finely creased, you are still priceless to those who DO LOVE you.

The worth of our lives comes not in what we do or who we know, but by WHO WE ARE and WHOSE WE ARE.

You are special - Don't EVER forget it."

If you do not pass this on, you may never know the lives it touches, the hurting hearts it speaks to, or the hope that it can bring.

Count your blessings, not your problems.

"And remember: amateurs built the ark .... professionals built the Titanic.

If God brings you to it - He will bring you through it.

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Hello, :) Love this!
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Feeling particularly dirty and crumpled today. thanks....I needed that
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That was an inspiring story and its so true. I needed to hear that. I am blessed to wake up every morning to my beautiful babies. To know one day I will be back on my feet bit until then I still keep my faith and never lose my smile.
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This will be in my wallet right behind my kids pictures everyday Thank you
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Im glad i read that it made my day.
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I just love this just what was needed today Blessings
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I love this...
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