Today, for our weekly dose of inspiration to spur us on through the week, we share with you a very interesting yet profound story we chanced on at the weekend. We hope you find it as useful and instructive as well as we did.
Now, the story…
“Back in the days when Germany was divided, a huge wall separated East and West Berlin. One day, some people in East Berlin took a truck load of garbage and dumped it on the West Berlin side.
“The people of West Berlin could have done the same thing, but they didn’t. Instead they took a truck load of canned goods, bread, milk and other provisions, and neatly stacked it on the East Berlin side.
“On top of this stack they placed the sign: “EACH GIVES WHAT HE HAS”
“How very true! You can only give what you have. My dear friend, what do you have inside of you? Is it hate or love? Violence or peace? Death or life? What have you acquired over the years? Is it capacity to build or capacity to destroy? Is it ability to make money or steal money? Is it ingenuity to develop good things that will benefit mankind or ability to bomb those good things that others have labored to build?
“EACH GIVES WHAT HE HAS”
Think about it!”