On the first day, God created the dog and said, "Sit all day by the door of your house and bark at anyone who comes in or walks past. For this, I will give you a life span of twenty years."
The dog said, "That's a long time to be barking. How about only ten years and I'll give you back the other ten?"
And God saw it was good.
On the second day, God created the monkey and said, "Entertain people, do tricks, and make them laugh. For this, I'll give you a twenty-year life span."
The monkey said, "Monkey tricks for twenty years? That's a pretty long time to perform. How about I give you back ten like the dog did?"
And God, again saw it was good.
On the third day, God created the cow and said,"You must go into the field with the farmer all day long and suffer under the sun, have calves and give milk to support the farmer's family. For this, I will give you a life span of sixty years."
The cow said, "That's kind of a tough life you want me to live for sixty years. How about twenty and I'll give back the other forty?"
And God agreed it was good.
On the fourth day, God created humans and said, "Eat, sleep, play, marry and enjoy your life. For this, I'll give you twenty years."
But the human said, "Only twenty years? Could you possibly give me my twenty, the forty the cow gave back, the ten the monkey gave back and the ten the dog gave back; that makes eighty, okay?"
"Okay," said God, "You asked for it."
So that is why for our first twenty years, we eat, sleep, play and enjoy ourselves.
For the next forty years, we slave in the sun to support our family.
For the next ten years, we do monkey tricks to entertain the grandchildren. And for the last ten years, we sit on the front porch and bark at everyone.
Life has now been explained to you!
This was such a beautiful analogy and a bit of fun, so I hope you enjoyed it!! Vibrational sharing, Debbie A. Anderson
The secret to being rich lies in remembering that friendships are priceless, time is invaluable, health is wealth, and love is a treasure.
Create a nest egg of beautiful memories that you can dip into from time to time to ease any sorrows.
Have the kind of remembrances that raise you up with their worth and keep you there with their wonder.
Always have a supply of hopes on hand to help you plan your tomorrows.
Remember that when you invest in your dreams, it is impossible to overpay.
Give away smiles, and watch them come back to you a hundred times over.
Stuff your pockets with kindness and optimism; there is nothing more precious in the world.
I'm sharing this advice with you today because you are a treasured piece in the puzzle of my life.
I know I am rich on every level because of the blessings I receive every single moment of every single day, so thanked you for being in my life! Vibrational Thanks Debbie A. Anderson
Debbie A. Anderson
As we awaken the vibration within, so the healing begins and we learn to love and live.