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Unconditional  Love A  Story  To  Ponder  On
There was a soldier who was finally coming home after having fought in the Vietnam War. He called his parents from San Fra...
Mom and Dad, I'm coming home, but I've a favor to ask. I have a friend I'd like to bring home with me.
"Sure," they replied,  "we'd love to meet him."
"There's something you should know,” the son continued, "he was hurt pretty badly  in the fighting.”
“ He stepped on a land mine and lost an arm and a leg. He has nowhere else to go, and I want him to come live with us."
“ We are sorry to hear that, son. Maybe we can help him find somewhere to live,” both the parents said.
"No, Mom and Dad, I want him to live with us." "Son, you don't know what you're asking.”
“ Someone with such a handicap would be a terrible burden on us.  We have our own lives to live, and we can't let somethin...
“ I think you should just come home and forget about this guy. He'll find a way to live  on his own,“ the mother said.
At that point, the son hung up the phone. The parents heard nothing more from him.
A few days later, however, the parents  received a call from the San Francisco police.
The police told the parents that their son had died after falling from a high rise building. The police believed it was su...
The grief-stricken parents flew to San Francisco and were taken to the city morgue to identify the body of their son.
They recognized him, but to their horror they also discovered something they didn't know -  their son had only one arm and...
How much of our love is conditional?  We find it easy to love those who are good-looking or fun to have around, but we don...
Unconditional Love is pure love with no strings attached …it is patient, kind and always positive.
METTA  is the true and pure unconditional love. METTA = Loving-Kindness + Goodwill + Friendliness + Love + Benevolence
Meditation On Loving-Kindness To develop Unconditional Love, practise Metta Bhavana   Click  Meditation on Loving-Kindness
The End May our  Hearts  be filled with boundless Loving-Kindness With Metta, Bro. Oh Teik Bin
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Unconditional Love...A Story To Ponder On

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A Power Point Story on Unconditional Love.
Based on material received from a forwarded email.
There are Dhamma points for Reflection. Metta Bhavana is introduced.

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  1. 1. Unconditional Love A Story To Ponder On
  2. 2. There was a soldier who was finally coming home after having fought in the Vietnam War. He called his parents from San Francisco.
  3. 3. Mom and Dad, I'm coming home, but I've a favor to ask. I have a friend I'd like to bring home with me.
  4. 4. "Sure," they replied, "we'd love to meet him."
  5. 5. "There's something you should know,” the son continued, "he was hurt pretty badly in the fighting.”
  6. 6. “ He stepped on a land mine and lost an arm and a leg. He has nowhere else to go, and I want him to come live with us."
  7. 7. “ We are sorry to hear that, son. Maybe we can help him find somewhere to live,” both the parents said.
  8. 8. "No, Mom and Dad, I want him to live with us." "Son, you don't know what you're asking.”
  9. 9. “ Someone with such a handicap would be a terrible burden on us. We have our own lives to live, and we can't let something like this interfere with our lives,” the father continued.
  10. 10. “ I think you should just come home and forget about this guy. He'll find a way to live on his own,“ the mother said.
  11. 11. At that point, the son hung up the phone. The parents heard nothing more from him.
  12. 12. A few days later, however, the parents received a call from the San Francisco police.
  13. 13. The police told the parents that their son had died after falling from a high rise building. The police believed it was suicide.
  14. 14. The grief-stricken parents flew to San Francisco and were taken to the city morgue to identify the body of their son.
  15. 15. They recognized him, but to their horror they also discovered something they didn't know - their son had only one arm and one leg.
  16. 16. How much of our love is conditional? We find it easy to love those who are good-looking or fun to have around, but we don't like people who inconvenience us or who do not do what we want.
  17. 17. Unconditional Love is pure love with no strings attached …it is patient, kind and always positive.
  18. 18. METTA is the true and pure unconditional love. METTA = Loving-Kindness + Goodwill + Friendliness + Love + Benevolence
  19. 19. Meditation On Loving-Kindness To develop Unconditional Love, practise Metta Bhavana Click Meditation on Loving-Kindness
  20. 20. The End May our Hearts be filled with boundless Loving-Kindness With Metta, Bro. Oh Teik Bin
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