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  • 1. THE CARROT, THE EGG AND THE COFFEE BEAN
  • 2. Put three pots of water over the fire.
  • 3. In the first pot, put some carrots.
  • 4. In the second pot, put some eggs.
  • 5. In the third pot, put some coffee beansthat have been grounded into coffeepowder.
  • 6. Boil all three pots for 15 minutes.Take out what you put in.
  • 7. The carrots went in hard. They are now soft. The eggs went in soft inside. Now they are hard inside.
  • 8. The coffee powder has disappeared.But the water hasthe colour and thewonderful smell ofcoffee.
  • 9. Now think about life.Life is not always easy.Life is not alwayscomfortable.Sometimes life is veryhard.
  • 10. Things don’t happen like we wish. People don’t treat us like we hope.We work very hard but get few results.What happens when we face difficulties?
  • 11. Now think about the pots. The boiling water is like the problems of life.
  • 12. We can be like the carrots. We go in We come out tough and strong. soft and weak.
  • 13. We get very tired.We lose hope.We give up.There is no morefighting spirit.Don’t be like the carrots!
  • 14. We can be like the eggs. We start with a We end up very soft and hard and sensitive heart. unfeeling inside.
  • 15. We hate others.We don’t likeourselves.We becomehard-hearted.There is no warm feeling,only bitterness.Don’t be like the eggs!
  • 16. We can be like the coffee beans. The water does not change the coffee powder. The coffee powder changes the water!
  • 17. The water has become different becauseof the coffee powder. See it. Smell it. Drink it.The hotter the water, the better the taste.
  • 18. We can be like the coffee beans. We make something good from the difficulties we face. We learn new things.
  • 19. We have new knowledge,new skills, new abilities.We grow in experience.
  • 20. We make the world around us better.
  • 21. To succeed, we must try… and try again.We must believe in what we are doing.We must not give up.We must be patient.We must keep pushing. handle with care
  • 22. Problems and difficulties give us thechance to become stronger… andbetter… and tougher.
  • 23. What are we like when thingsdo not go well?Are we like the carrot…or the egg…or the coffee bean?
  • 24. Be like the coffee bean!