She was tired of fighting and struggling. I strive every day to be that warm comforting cup of coffee but some days still turn into mashed carrots. In the first, she placed carrots, in the second she placed eggs, and the last she placed ground coffee beans. She pulled the eggs out and placed them in a bowl.
Thanks again for sharing this. Its thin outer shell had protected its liquid interior, but after sitting through the boiling water, its insides became hardened. Finally, she asked her to sip the coffee.
She did and noted that they were soft. Permalink Reply by Yvonne on November 7, at 9: She fished the carrots out and placed them in a bowl. So many times we get caught up in our own dilemmas and drama that we forget that many of our own truths that we subscribe to are based on our point of view; our perspective.
In the first pot, she placed carrots, in the second one she placed eggs, and the last she placed some ground coffee beans. If you are like the bean, when things are at their worst; you become even better and change the situation around you.
If you are like the bean, when things are at their worst, you get better and change the situation around you. She filled three pots with water and placed each on a high fire.
I went from being a carrot to being an egg. I had become hard and felt a harshness in me that I had never felt. After they were in the boiling water, they had changed the water. Then she ladled the coffee out and placed it in a bowl. May you have enough happiness to make you sweet, enough trials to make you strong, enough sorrow to keep you human, and enough hope to make you happy.
Permalink Reply by Virginia on November 7, at When we can decide where we want to go from here and can concieve it can be what we choose it to be if we just choose to put in the effert life can be good again.
She then asked her to take an egg and break it. The daughter smiled, as she tasted its rich aroma the daughter then asked, "What does it mean, mother?
You may have started as a carrot or egg, but the beauty of life is you can consciously choose who to be. I did not want them to worry about me; they needed me to be their rock and their support. Are you a carrot, an egg or a coffee bean? It seemed as one problem was solved, a new one arose.
The carrot was strong, hard, and unrelenting. Turning to her daughter, she asked, "Tell me what you see. Good luck to everyone! She did not know how she was going to make it and wanted to give up. She filled three pots with water and put them on the stove.
If you are like the bean, when things are at their worst; you get better and change the situation around you.
Or am I like the coffee bean? After pulling off the shell, she observed the hard-boiled egg.Hire Kayla Fioravanti; wife, mother, author.
Pastor Tom shared the story of the carrot, egg and coffee beans. I loved the story and just had to share it with you. What a great lesson and illustration!
The Carrots, Eggs, and Coffee Beans, author unknown Are you a carrot, an egg or a coffee bean?”. Are you a carrot, an egg or a coffee bean?
May you have enough happiness to make you sweet, enough trials to make you strong, enough sorrow to keep you human and enough hope to make you happy. The happiest of people don't necessarily have the best of everything; they just make the most of everything that comes along their way.
The brightest. A Carrot An Egg and The Coffee-Beans: A young woman went to her mother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how she was going to make it. Carrots, Eggs, And Coffee. Are you a carrot, an egg, or a coffee bean?" Think of this: Which am I?
Am I the carrot that seems strong?
But with pain and adversity, do I wilt and lose my strength? Am I the egg that starts with a malleable heart, but changes with the heat? Did I have a fluid spirit but, after a death, a breakup, a financial. Egg, carrot and coffee beans Are you a carrot, an egg, or a coffee bean?
” Are you a carrot that seems strong at first, but becomes soft and loses strength in adversity? Are you an egg that starts with a malleable heart, but hardens with the heat?
Better Life Coaching Blog. A Story About Dealing With Challenges. January 20, in Inspirational Stories | Tags: influence. Image via Wikipedia. I came across this story a few weeks ago and wanted to share it. Are you a carrot, an egg or a coffee bean?”.Download