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Life is a Revelation…be encouraged

This is a great one…I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I did.

Be encouraged!

allaboutlemon-All Around, In, And Out Of My Own Universe

THE GINGHAM DRESS

A lady in a faded gingham dress and her husband, dressed in a homespun threadbare suit, stepped off the train in Boston , and walked timidly without an appointment into the Harvard University President’s outer office.

The secretary could tell in a moment that such backwoods, country hicks had no business at Harvard & probably didn’t even deserve to be in Cambridge .

“We’d like to see the president,” the man said softly.

“He’ll be busy all day,” the secretary snapped.

“We’ll wait,” the lady replied.

For hours the secretary ignored them, hoping that the couple would finally become discouraged and go away.

They didn’t, and the secretary grew frustrated and finally decided to disturb the president, even though it was a chore she always regretted.

“Maybe if you see them for a few minutes, they’ll leave,” she said to him!

He sighed in exasperation and nodded…

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6 thoughts on “

  1. That was a great story! Thanks for reblogging it!

  2. That gave me shivers. I wonder if the president learned anything that day, or if he remained too arrogant to accept the lesson.

    • Arrogance can certainly blind us to many things. Someday I hope to find out “the rest of the story.”

      Thanks for taking the time to write…always good to hear from you.

      Be encouraged!

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