The Jar of Life: First things First

Sometimes, small stories can give a big impact. Materialistic happiness just don’t last, and the precious happiness which we experience being, with family and friends isn’t comparable to anything else in the world. Its not about having time, its about making time. Its about scheduling your priorities.

And as the story says “If everything else was lost and only they (loved ones) remained, your life would still be full”.

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When life overwhelms us, when our mind is a whirlwind of thoughts and we are afraid to go under, it is important to refocus on what is truly important and dear to us. The story of the “Jar of Life” tells us that even if our life feels full, there is always room for an evening with friends or family.

Why stories are important
When life gets tough a simple, well told story or metaphor can help us look at a situation with new eyes. The distilled essence how a character in a story copes with the challenges of life can teach us an important lesson. For a short moment a story helps to quiet our mind, which allows us to take a deep breath and regain some serenity. In this sense a good, powerful story can act as a wise, compassionate guide.

I hope you enjoy the story of…

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