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A way to say thank you...? Thursday November 20, 2014

You don't actually have to do this quiz, although you can ;-)
Simply read the email straight through, and you'll get the point!

1. Name the five wealthiest people in the world?
2. Name the last five Booker prize winners?
3. Name the last five winners of the Miss UK contest?
4. Name Ten people who have won the Nobel or Pulitzer prize?
5. Name the last half dozen Academy Award winners for best actor and actress?
6. Name the last decade's worth of World champions in your favourite sport?

How did you do?

The point is, none of us remember the headliners of yesterday. These are no second-rate achievers. They are the best in their fields. They have the most of what you may seem to want, wealth, money, beauty, intelligence, influence, creativity, talent.

But the applause dies. Awards tarnish. Achievements are forgotten. Money is spent. Health replaces wealth...physical (PQ), mental (IQ), emotional (EQ) and spiritual (SQ).

Accolades, certificates, are buried with their owners and you cannot take 'materials' with you.

Here's another quiz. See how you do on this one?

1. Name a key teacher who aided your journey through school?
2. Name three friends who have helped you through a difficult time?
3. Name five people who have taught you something worthwhile?
4. Think of a few people who have made you feel appreciated and special?
5. Think of five people you enjoy spending time with?
6. Name half a dozen 'heroes' whose stories/lives have inspired you?

Easier?

Lesson: The people who make a difference in your life are not the ones with the most credentials, the most money, or the most awards. They are the ones who both care for and forgive you the most.

One could also say, that the ones who love you most are the ones who have forgiven you most - as you moved from young to older, dependent to interdependent (not independent) and clever (knowing the answers) to wise (knowing the questions).

Why not send this on to a few on your list above, those people who have made a difference in your life with only two words in the subject line - "Thank You."

Les
A Moodscope member.


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Comments

Silvia A Thu, Nov 20th 2014 @ 1:04am

I do not visit so often as in the past but if you ask me to name five who post in Moodscope I will do: Les, Lex, Mary, Susie and Julia.
And Eleanor. And Franlie... ; )

Anonymous Thu, Nov 20th 2014 @ 7:38am

Wonderful as always les, your posts never fail to inspire and make me think. Thank you, Amy x

Mary Thu, Nov 20th 2014 @ 8:21am

Just Brilliant Les. Thank you.

Anonymous Thu, Nov 20th 2014 @ 8:21am

Thank you , Les.
Jenny. : )

Anonymous Thu, Nov 20th 2014 @ 10:37am

Thank-you Silvia - hope life is going smoothly for you. Frankie

Anonymous Thu, Nov 20th 2014 @ 10:39am

Thank-you Les; so clear; limpid; excellent as ever. I am in a better place than this time last week, thanks to you - thank-you again. Frankie

Anonymous Thu, Nov 20th 2014 @ 11:14am

Thank you so so much Lucy x

Anonymous Thu, Nov 20th 2014 @ 2:44pm

Very lovely. Love from the room above the garage.

Anonymous Thu, Nov 20th 2014 @ 2:56pm

Thank YOU! I have been reading for years and have never commented. But WOW! You nailed it Les. And thanks to all the other posters out there and the creators of this tool. You make a difference every day! Peace!

Anonymous Thu, Nov 20th 2014 @ 5:34pm

Thank you all Dave

Silvia A Fri, Nov 21st 2014 @ 3:58am

Frankie, I am not reading the blogs as I used to do. But it is stil such a warm place on the web.

Anonymous Fri, Nov 21st 2014 @ 6:53am

Thank you Les. YOU have made a difference to ME today.
Xx

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