Monday, February 21, 2011

Creative Touch of Abraham Lincoln

On the first day, as President Abraham Lincoln entered to give his inaugural address, just in the middle, one man stood up. He was rich aristocrat. He said, "Mr Lincoln, you should not forget that your father used to make shoes for my family". And the whole Senate laughed; they thought they had made a fool of Abraham Lincoln.

But Lincoln - and that type of people are made of a totally mettle, Lincoln looked at the man and said, "Sir I know that my father used to make shoes in your house for your family, and here will be many others here.... because the way he made shoes; nobody else can. He was a creator. His shoes were not just shoes, he poured his whole soul in it. I want to ask you, have you any complaint? Because i know how to make shoes myself; if you have complaint I can make another pair of shoes. But as far as I know, nobody has ever complained about my father's shoes. He was a genius, a great creator and I am proud of my father".

The whole Senate was struck dumb. They could not understand what kind of man Abraham Lincoln was. He had made shoes making an art, a creativity. And he was proud because his father did the job so well that not even a single complaint had ever been heard.

It does not matter what you do. What matters is how you do it - of our own accord. Then whatever you touch becomes gold.


Thanks God! For allowing me to be a life insurance agent and I have converted it to be my life long hobby. If you find this true story is inspiring, you better start doing your work after reading it.

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