Things Are To Be Used, People Are To Be Loved

Once in a while, I come across great inspiration on the net. A friend this morning forwarded me the following words in an email. I don’t know real, so pardon my failure to make appropriate acknowledgments.

The message contains a powerful message of parenting, friendship and love.  Even if you don’t read anything else today, the following message will indeed change the way you look at people. And hey, if you can build relationships, respect colleagues, the world is yours to conquer.

Now why not take just two minutes to read the following message and change your life. Below is the powerful message for your success:

 I got this inspiration story I wish to share it with you all.

 While a man was polishing his new car, his 6 year old son picked up stone and scratched lines on the side of the car. In anger, the man took the child’s hand and hit it many times; not realizing he was hitting it hard.

 The wife came late and found the kid’s hand in a pool of blood, rushed him for medical attention.

 At the hospital, the child lost all his fingers due to multiple fractures. When the child saw his father… with painful eyes he asked, ‘Dad when will my fingers grow back?’ The man was so hurt and speechless; he went back to his car and kicked it a lot of times.

 Devastated by his own actions… sitting in front of that car he looked at the scratches; the child had written ‘LOVE YOU DAD’.

The next day that man committed suicide. . .

 Anger and love have no limits; choose the latter to have a beautiful, lovely life… Things are to be used and people are to be loved.

 But the problem in today’s world is that, people are used and things are loved…

 During this year, let’s be careful to keep this thought in mind:

 Things are to be USED, but people are to be LOVED.

 Watch your thoughts; they become your words,

Watch your words; they become your actions,

Watch your actions; they become your habits,

Watch your habits they become your character, and

Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.

 I’m glad a friend forwarded this to me as a reminder. God bless you.

 If you don’t pass this on to anybody, nothing bad will happen; if you do, you will have ministered to someone.

Welcome back.

Hope the story has changed your perspectives about love. The moral of the story is you can replace assets but not people. Value them.

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About M. B. Mugisa

Mustapha Barnabas Mugisa is one of those rare people who provides business consulting and advisory to professionals and corporate entities who demand the very best. He is a prolific speaker and governance (strategy and risk) expert. His speaking involves making key notes at major conferences and business events on both technical subjects and leadership skills. A change agent and motivational speaker. Mustapha provides tools and proven methodologies to remarkable results through making people appreciate change. Visit Mustapha's LinkedIn profile to know more. Mustapha is the architect of #WinningMindset Leadership and #WinningTheGame strategy approach that combines Harvard Business strategy Playing To Win, with the Blue Ocean Strategy and Balanced Score Card to deliver a strategy that is easy to execute and monitor. Visit www.mustaphamugisa.com for special insights to improve your condition. Are you too good to be great?

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