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Thursday, July 18, 2013

The Mayonnaise Jar and Two Cups of Coffee - Syndication Express



(Many of you may have seen this before. I like to read it occasionally as a reminder. It is all over the internet, but I copied this particular one at:http://en.avaaz.org/843/remember-to-make-time-for-the-really-important-things-in-life)
When things in your lives seem almost too much to handle, when 24 hours in a day are not enough, remember the mayonnaise jar and the two cups of coffee.

A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, he wordlessly picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with golf balls. He then asked the students if the jar was full. They agreed that it was.

The professor then picked up a box of pebbles and poured them into the jar. He shook the jar lightly. The pebbles rolled into the open areas between the golf balls. He then asked the students again if the jar was full. They agreed it was.

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The Mayonnaise Jar and Two Cups of Coffee - Syndication Express

Written by Julie Klein

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