Thought worth sharing!

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Real Estate Agent with Real Estate Solutions of SWFL, LLC

This thought was posted by my friend, Armando Narji, on his website for the Lee County Chamber Networking event.  Armando is also the owner of Mafia Printing - a full service printing company.  

A wise woman who was traveling in the mountains found a precious stone in a stream. 

The next day she met another traveler who was hungry, and the wise woman opened her bag to share her food. 
The hungry traveler saw the precious stone and asked the woman to give it to him. 

She did so without hesitation. The traveler left, rejoicing in his good fortune.
He knew the stone was worth enough to give him security for a lifetime. 
But a few days later he came back to return the stone to the wise woman. 

"I've been thinking," he said, "I know how valuable the stone is, but I give it back in the hope that you can give me something even more precious.
Give me what you have within you that enabled you to give me the stone." 

Giving


Thanks, Armando!  Some times we just need to be reminded of what is important!

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Mike Cathell, Broker / Owner

Real Estate Services of SWFL, LLC

Serving all of Lee County - Ft. Myers, Cape Coral, Estero, Lehigh Acres & Ft. Myers Beach, Florida

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Gail Jones St Augustine, Florida
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Well said.  Thank you for reminding us what's important.

Feb 08, 2012 12:07 PM #1
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Victor Zuniga
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Hello Mike,

I really love your post! Great message. I hope it's ok if I share it with others in AR. Cheers!

Feb 08, 2012 12:10 PM #2
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Mike Cathell
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Gail,

We all need a reminder every once in awhile!

 

Victor,

Share to anyone and everyone!

Feb 08, 2012 12:31 PM #3
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Erv Fleishman
Realty Associates - Boca Raton, FL
Luxury Prop Specialist Realty Associates

Truly a heart of gold. Still stuck on Mafia printing. Is the name descriptive?

 

Mafia

Feb 08, 2012 01:06 PM #4
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Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com
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708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience

Mike:  Thanks for passing this message on.  Great lesson for all of us to consider and practice ...

Gene

Feb 08, 2012 03:57 PM #5
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Mike Cathell
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Erv,

I'll need to ask him about the name...LOL.

 

Gene,

Always welcome.  Somehow, I think you already possess this trait!

 

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