Mar 12, 1999 05:09 AM
> That is a lovely analogy and illustration of brotherhood
> Many thanks for sharing it.
> Subject: Inspirational
>> Heaven and Hell - The Real Difference
A man spoke with the Lord about heaven and hell. The
Lord said to the man, "Come, I will show you hell." They
entered a room where a group of people sat around a huge
of stew. Everyone was famished, desperate and starving.
held a spoon that reached the pot, but each spoon had a
handle so much longer than their own arm that it could
be used to get the stew into their own mouths. The
"Come, now I will show you heaven," the Lord said
a while. They entered another room, identical to the
the pot of stew, the group of people, the same
spoons. But there everyone was happy and well-nourished.
"I don't understand," said the man. "Why are they
here when they were miserable in the other room and
everything was the same?"
The Lord smiled, "Ah, it is simple," he said. "here
> they have learned to feed each other."
> By Ann Landers
> from A 2nd Helping of Chicken Soup for the
I have already heard this story. Guess where? The T.S. in
Adyar. So again I say: it does do some things well. And
again, for the pessimists: It does indeed also do things
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