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Looking Through The Eyes

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I received an email from my sister Malu and I am so inspired by the story of a blind boy sitting on the steps of a building with a hat by his feet with a sign beside it saying: "I am blind, please help."


You will notice a man who approached the boy and took few coins from his pocket and dropped them into the hat. He then took the sign, turned it around and wrote some words. He put the sign back so that everyone passing by that area would see and read the new words.


Because of the new sign, the hat begun to fill up. More and more people were giving money to the blind boy. That afternoon, the man came back to see how things were. The boy recognized his footsteps and asked him if he's the one who changed the sign and what did he write. Then the man replied:

"I only wrote the truth. I said what you said but on a different way."

What he had written was: Today is a beautiful day and I cannot see it.


It was clear to us that the two signs were telling the people…