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December 1, 2008December 1, 2008  0 comments  ~*~ Angels ~*~
<p><a></a><br /><a href="http://www.glitter-works.org" target="_blank"></a></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img src="http://dl5.glitter-graphics.net/pub/342/342945mr2z51864q.jpg" border="0" alt="" width="484" height="302" /></p> <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; color: #0000ff; font-size: large;"><strong><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;">A group of graduates, well established in their careers, were talking at&nbsp;</span></strong><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: x-large; -webkit-border-horizontal-spacing: 2px; -webkit-border-vertical-spacing: 2px;"><strong>a reunion and decided to go visit their old university professor, now retired.</strong></span></span></h2> <h2><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; color: #0000ff; font-size: large;"><br /></span></h2> <p><a></a><br /><a href="http://www.glitter-works.org" target="_blank"></a></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img src="http://dl10.glitter-graphics.net/pub/2299/2299160bp3bx9bfdn.png" border="0" alt="" width="324" height="88" /></p> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; color: #0000ff; font-size: large;"><br /></span></span></h2> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; color: #0000ff; font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;">During their visit, the conversation turned to complaints about stress in their work and lives.</span></span></span></strong></h2> <p><a></a><br /><a href="http://www.glitter-works.org" target="_blank"></a></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img src="http://dl10.glitter-graphics.net/pub/2299/2299160bp3bx9bfdn.png" border="0" alt="" width="324" height="88" /></p> <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; color: #0000ff; font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; color: #0000ff; font-size: large;">Offering his guests hot chocolate, the professor went into the kitchen and returned with a&nbsp;</span></span></span></strong></h2> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua';"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; color: #0000ff;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; color: #0000ff; font-size: large;"> </span></span></span></p> <h2 style="display: inline !important; text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; color: #0000ff; font-size: large;"> </span></h2> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; color: #0000ff; font-size: large;">large pot of hot chocolate and an assortment of cups - porcelain, glass, crystal, some plain looking,&nbsp;</span></h2> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; color: #0000ff; font-size: large;">some expensive, some exquisite. He then told them all to help themselves to the hot chocolate.</span></span></strong></h2> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.glitter-works.org" target="_blank"></a></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img src="http://dl10.glitter-graphics.net/pub/2299/2299160bp3bx9bfdn.png" border="0" alt="" width="324" height="88" /></p> <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; color: #0000ff; font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;">When they each had a cup of hot chocolate in hand, the professor said:</span></span></span></strong></h2> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua';"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; color: #0000ff;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;"> </span></span></span></p> <h2><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; color: #0000ff; font-size: large;"><span style="font-size: large;">"Notice that all the nice looking,&nbsp;expensive cups were taken, leaving behind the plain and cheap ones.</span><span style="font-size: x-large;">While it is normal for you to want only the best for yourselves, that is the source of your problems and stress."</span></span></h2> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.glitter-works.org" target="_blank"></a></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img src="http://dl10.glitter-graphics.net/pub/2299/2299160bp3bx9bfdn.png" border="0" alt="" width="324" height="88" /></p> <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; color: #0000ff; font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;">"The cup that you're drinking from adds nothing to the quality of the hot chocolate.&nbsp;</span></span></span></strong></h2> <h2><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;"><br /></span></h2> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; color: #0000ff; font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;">In most cases it is just more expensive and in some cases even hides what we drink."</span></span></span></strong></h2> <h2><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; color: #0000ff; font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;"><br /></span></span></h2> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; color: #0000ff; font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;">"What all of you really wanted was hot chocolate, not the cup</span></span></span></strong></h2> <p><a></a><br /><a href="http://www.glitter-works.org" target="_blank"></a></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img src="http://dl10.glitter-graphics.net/pub/2299/2299160bp3bx9bfdn.png" border="0" alt="" width="324" height="88" /></p> <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; color: #0000ff;"><strong><span style="font-size: large;"> </span></strong> </span></p> <h3 style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;"><span style="font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; color: #0000ff; font-size: large;">... but you consciously went for the BEST cups."</span></span></span></h3> <p>&nbsp;</p> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; color: #0000ff; font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;">"And then you began eyeing each other's cups."</span></span></span></strong></h2> <p>&nbsp;</p> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; color: #0000ff; font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;">"Now consider this: Life is the hot chocolate; your job, money and position in society are the cups.</span></span></span></strong></h2> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; color: #0000ff; font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;">They are just tools to hold and contain life."&nbsp;</span></span></h2> <p><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua';"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; color: #0000ff;"> </span></span></p> <h2><span style="font-size: large;"><br /></span></h2> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; color: #0000ff; font-size: large;">"The cup you have does not define, nor change the quality of life you have.</span></h2> <p><a></a><br /><a href="http://www.glitter-works.org" target="_blank"></a></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img src="http://dl10.glitter-graphics.net/pub/2299/2299160bp3bx9bfdn.png" border="0" alt="" width="324" height="88" /></p> <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p> <h2 style="font-weight: bold; font-size: x-large; text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; color: #0000ff; font-size: large;">Sometimes, by concentrating only on the cup, we fail to enjoy the hot chocolate."</span></span></strong></h2> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; color: #0000ff; font-size: large;"><span style="font-size: xx-small;"><br /></span></span></h2> <h2 style="text-align: center;"></h2> <h3 style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;"><span style="color: #0000ff;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;">The happiest people don't need the best of everything.</span>&nbsp;</span></span></span></h3> <h3 style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-weight: normal; font-size: 10px;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; color: #0000ff;"> <h2 style="display: inline !important;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;"><span style="font-size: large;">They just make the best of everything that </span></span></h2> <h2 style="display: inline !important; text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;"><span style="font-size: large;">they have.</span></span></h2> <p>&nbsp;</p> </span></span></span></h3> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: #0000ff;"><span style="font-weight: normal; font-size: 10px;"><strong><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;"> <a style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;"><img src="http://dl10.glitter-graphics.net/pub/2299/2299160bp3bx9bfdn.png" border="0" alt="" width="324" height="88" /></a></span></strong></span></span></h2> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><br /></h2> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; color: #0000ff; font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;">Live simply. Love generously. Care deeply. Speak kindly.</span></span></span></strong></h2> <p style="text-align: center;"><a></a><br /><a href="http://www.glitter-works.org" target="_blank"></a></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img src="http://dl10.glitter-graphics.net/pub/2299/2299160bp3bx9bfdn.png" border="0" alt="" width="324" height="88" /></p> <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; color: #0000ff; font-size: large;"><strong> </strong></span></p> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><strong><strong><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; font-size: large;"><span style="font-family: 'book antiqua'; color: #0000ff; font-size: large;">And enjoy your hot chocolate!!</span></span></strong></strong></h2> <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://tinypic.com?ref=2unwmk0" target="_blank"><img src="http://i25.tinypic.com/2unwmk0.jpg" border="0" alt="Image and video hosting by TinyPic" /></a></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><a></a><br /><a href="http://www.glitter-works.org" target="_blank"> </a></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img src="http://dl4.glitter-graphics.net/pub/1500/1500464k40zq1y5d9.gif" border="0" alt="" width="171" height="74" /></p>
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