A group in alumni , highly established in their careers, got together to visit their old university professor.
Conversation soon turn into  complaints about stress in work and life
Offering he’s guests coffee the professor went to the kitchen and returned with a large pot of coffee and an assortment of...
Porcelain, plastic, glass, crystal and some plain  looking,  Some expensive, some exquisite – telling them to help themsel...
When all the students had  a cup of coffee in the hand the professor said:
“ if you have noticed, all the expensive cups were taken up, leaving behind the plain and cheap one’s While it is normal t...
Be assured that the cup itself adds no quality to the coffee. In most cases it is just more expensive and in some cases ev...
What we all really wanted was the coffee, not the cup, but you constantly went for the  best cups. And then you began eyei...
Now consider this: Life is  the coffee, the jobs, money and position in society are the cups.
They are just tools to hold and contain life, and the type of cup we have does not define, nor change the quality of life ...
Sometimes by concentrating  only on the cup, we fail to enjoy the coffee God has provided for  us
God brew’s the coffee not the cups… enjoy your coffee
“ the happiest people don’t have the best of everything. they just make the best of  everything.”
Live simply. Love generously  Care deeply. Speak kindly.  Leave the rest to God. e.s.
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life is Coffee

  1. 2. A group in alumni , highly established in their careers, got together to visit their old university professor.
  2. 3. Conversation soon turn into complaints about stress in work and life
  3. 4. Offering he’s guests coffee the professor went to the kitchen and returned with a large pot of coffee and an assortment of cups .
  4. 5. Porcelain, plastic, glass, crystal and some plain looking, Some expensive, some exquisite – telling them to help themselves with coffee
  5. 6. When all the students had a cup of coffee in the hand the professor said:
  6. 7. “ if you have noticed, all the expensive cups were taken up, leaving behind the plain and cheap one’s While it is normal to you to only want the best for yourselves, that is the source of your problems and stress.
  7. 8. Be assured that the cup itself adds no quality to the coffee. In most cases it is just more expensive and in some cases even hides what we drink.
  8. 9. What we all really wanted was the coffee, not the cup, but you constantly went for the best cups. And then you began eyeing each others cups.
  9. 10. Now consider this: Life is the coffee, the jobs, money and position in society are the cups.
  10. 11. They are just tools to hold and contain life, and the type of cup we have does not define, nor change the quality of life we live.
  11. 12. Sometimes by concentrating only on the cup, we fail to enjoy the coffee God has provided for us
  12. 13. God brew’s the coffee not the cups… enjoy your coffee
  13. 14. “ the happiest people don’t have the best of everything. they just make the best of everything.”
  14. 15. Live simply. Love generously Care deeply. Speak kindly. Leave the rest to God. e.s.

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