Tuesday, January 05, 2010

something to think

Professor began his class by holding up a glass with some water in it. He held it up for all to see & asked the students "How much do you think this glass weighs?

"'50 gms!'...'100 gms!'...'125 gms!'... the students answered.

"I really don't know unless I weigh it," said the professor, "but me question is: What would happen if I held it up like this for a few minutes?"'

Nothing'...the students said."Ok, what would happen if I held it up like this for an hour?" the professor asked.

'Your arm would begin to ache' said one of the students.

"You are right, now what would happen if I held it for a day?"

"Your arm could go numb, you might have severe muscle stress & paralysis & have to go to hospital for sure!'...ventured another student & all the students laughed.

"Very good. But during all this, did the weight of the glass change?" asked the professor.

'No'...was the answer.

"Then what caused the arm ache & the muscle stress?"

The students were puzzled.

"What should I do now to come out of pain?" asked professor again.

'Put the glass down!' said one of the students.

"Exactly!" said the professor.

LIFE'S PROBLEMS ARE SOMETHING LIKE THIS. Hold it for a few minutes in your head & they seem OK. Think of them for a long time & they begin to ache. Hold it even longer & they begin to paralyze you. You will not be able to do anything.

It's important to think of the challenges or problems in your life, but EVEN MORE IMPORTANT is to PUT THE GLASS DOWN at the end of everyday before YOU go to sleep. That way, you are not stressed, you wake up everyday fresh & strong & can handle any issue, any challenge that comes you way. So, Remember to....PUT THE GLASS DOWN TODAY!


  1. when problems out of control. just act silly. hehe.

  2. so how to put down the glass,

    any particular ceremony dat we can do?:D

    cause the glass just wont go down:(

  3. khairi....how to act silly. hhaha...

    pocket, me also asked myself the same thing after read this. mybe by muhasabah, forgive other people, redha wif what happened b4 you sleep can put down the glass.