Sunday, April 06, 2008


I was told of this story in a seminar.

A group of alumni, highly established in their careers, got together
to visit their old uni professor.

Conversation soon turned into complaints about stress in work and
life. Offering his guests coffee, the professor went to the kitchen and
returned with a large pot of coffee and an assortment of cups made
of Porcelain, Plastic, Glass, Crystal, some ordinary looking, some
expensive, some exquisite.
He told them to help themselves to hot coffee.

When all the students had a cup of coffee in their hands, the
professor said:
"If you noticed, all the nice looking expensive cups were taken up,
leaving behind the plain and cheap looking ones, While it is
but normal for you to want only the best for yourselves, that
is the source of your problems and stress.

What all of you really wanted was coffee, not the cup, but you
consciously went for the best cups and worse, you were
eying each other's cups.

Now if life is coffee, then the jobs, money and position in society
are the cups. They are just tools to hold and contain. Life, but the
quality of life does not change. Some times, by concentrating only
on the cup, we fail to enjoy the coffee in it."

So folks, don't let the cups drive you......., enjoy the coffee instead !




At Sunday, April 06, 2008 7:27:00 PM, Blogger angeles said...

can u make some coffee for me? ^^

At Monday, April 07, 2008 5:38:00 PM, Blogger Nine3 Nine3 said...

I don't want Coffee
I want teh tarik kurang manis, what glass also never mind la

At Monday, April 07, 2008 6:16:00 PM, Blogger dreamie said...

Angeles - Sori dear, i dunno how to make coffee, i oni take susu lembu wan la.. kekekke

9393 - lidat veli good, i gif u paper cups, can recycle summore

At Monday, April 07, 2008 9:38:00 PM, Blogger mirror said...

omg...really nice it..i always enjoy life ^^

that's y better do something we like than just working for the money

At Wednesday, April 09, 2008 5:51:00 PM, Blogger dreamie said...

mirror - ya, ideally to have the best of both worlds .. kkk


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