Friday, August 14, 2009

Forwarded email: Used vs. Loved

My senior manager forwarded this to me...

so true...lest we tend to forget what's important in our quest for more wealth...


Dear all, pls take some time to read this beautiful story and message

Used vs. Loved

While a man was polishing his new car, his 4 yr 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 using a
wrench..At the hospital, the child lost all his fingers due to multiple

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
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
During this year, let's be careful to keep this thought in mind: Things
are to be used, but People are to be loved ...Be yourself.... Watch your
thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions.
Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits they become
character; Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.

I'm glad a friend forwarded this to me as a reminder

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