Choosing Kindness Over Winning


I don’t often reblog but this message is right in line with my thoughts on Coconut Dhamma. Brilliant indeed. Read and enjoy :)!

Advice I Give Myself

A Story for Your Heart

In Brooklyn, New York, Chush is a school that caters to learning-disabled children. Some children remain in Chush for their entire school career, while others can be mainstreamed into conventional schools. At a Chush fundraising dinner, the father of a Chush child delivered a speech that would never be forgotten by all who attended. After extolling the school and its dedicated staff, he cried out, “Where is the perfection in my son Shaya? Everything God does is done with perfection. But my child cannot understand things as other children do. My child cannot remember facts and figures as other children do. Where is God’s perfection?” The audience was shocked by the question, pained by the father’s anguish and stilled by the piercing query.

“I believe,” the father answered, “that when God brings a child like this into the world, the perfection that he seeks is…

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One Response to “Choosing Kindness Over Winning”

  1. Pretty good one, right?!? Hope you are doing well! Can’t wait to read more from you 🙂

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