Rich or Poor? It is all about your mindset

A day like any other, a father from a wealthy family decided he wanted to teach his son a lesson about poverty. He took his son on a trip through the countryside for his son to see the reality of poor people. They were spending all day and night in a farm of a very humble peasant family.

At the end of the trip, while they were on their way back home, the father asked his son:

What did you think of the trip?

 Son: It was very nice, dad.

Did you see how poor people can be? Asked the father.

Son: Yes, I did.

 And what did you learn? The father asked his son.

Son: I learned that there are people who have greater and more valuable things and that makes them be blessed. I saw that we have a dog at home, they have five. We have a long pool up to the middle of the garden, they have a stream that has no end. We have imported lamps in the yard, they have the stars. Our patio reaches the wall of the house, theirs has a horizon. They have time to talk and live together as a family, you and my mom have to work all day and I don’t get to see you that much.

When the boy stop talking, the father was speechless, and his son added: Thank you dad, for teaching me how rich we can become!

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