Have a Magnificent Day!

Have a Magnificent Day!


The Seed

posted by The MEGA Coach

For Jerome, our sweet son….inspiration from my mother:

 A successful businessman was growing old and knew it was time to choose a successor to take over the business.

Instead of choosing one of his Directors or his children, he decided to do something different.  He gathered the young executives in his company.  He said, “It is time for me to step down and choose the next CEO.  I have decided to choose one of you. ”

The executives were shocked.  The boss continued “I am going to give each one of you a SEED today – one special SEED.  I want you to plant it, water it, and come back one year from today with what you have grown from the seed I have given you.  I will then judge the plants that you bring, and the one I choose will be the next CEO.”

One man, Jim, went home and excitedly told his wife the story.  She got a pot, soil and helped plant the seed.  Everyday, he’d water it and watch to see if it had grown.

After a few weeks, the executives began to talk about their seeds and the plants that were beginning to grow.

Jim kept checking his seed, but nothing ever grew.  Three weeks, four weeks, five weeks went by, still nothing.  By now, others were talking about their plants, but Jim didn’t have a plant and he felt like a failure.

Six months went by – nothing. Jim knew he killed his seed.  Everyone had plants and trees…he had nothing.  Jim didn’t say anything to his colleagues, however.  He just kept watering and fertilizing the soil – He so wanted the seed to grow.

A year went by and all the executives brought their plants to the CEO for inspection.  Jim told his wife that he wasn’t going to take an empty pot.  But she asked him to be honest about what happened.  Jim felt sick to his stomach, it was going to be the most embarrassing moment of his life, but he knew his wife was right.

He took his empty pot to the board room.  When Jim arrived, he was amazed at the variety of plants grown by the other executives.  They were beautiful — in all shapes and sizes.  Jim put his empty pot on the floor and many of his colleagues laughed, a few felt sorry for him!

When the CEO arrived, he greeted his executives.

Jim tried to hide in the back.  “My, what great plants, trees, and flowers you have grown,” said the CEO.

“Today one of you will be appointed the next CEO!”

All of a sudden, the CEO saw Jim at the back of the room with his empty pot and ordered Jim to come forward.  Jim was terrified.  He thought, “The CEO knows I’m a failure!  Maybe he will have me fired!”

When Jim got to the front, the CEO announced, “Behold your next Chief Executive Officer!  His name is Jim!”

Jim couldn’t believe it.  Jim couldn’t even grow his seed.

“How could he be the new CEO?” the others said.

Then the CEO said, “One year ago today, I gave everyone in this room a seed.  I told you to take the seed, plant it, water it, and bring it back to me today.  But I gave you all boiled seeds; they were dead – it was not possible for them to grow.

All of you, except Jim, have brought me trees and plants and flowers.

When you realized that the seed would not grow, you substituted another seed for the one I gave you.  Jim was the only one with the courage and honesty to bring me a pot with my seed in it.  
Therefore, he is the one who will be the new CEO!”

   * If you plant honesty, you will reap trust

   * If you plant goodness, you will reap friends

   * If you plant humility, you will reap greatness

   * If you plant perseverance, you will reap contentment

   * If you plant consideration, you will reap perspective

   * If you plant hard work, you will reap success

   * If you plant forgiveness, you will reap reconciliation

   * If you plant faith in God, you will reap a harvest


Be aware of what you plant now; it will determine what you will reap later.

 

     May this be your best year ever!

     Health, Wealth & Perfect Self-Expression!

       Smiles,
       :)
 Lee

       ‘The Mega Coach’



  • MARTIN S.

    All life begins with the seed.
    Faith is a seed. The Word of
    GOD is a seed.
    When it is watered by HIS grace,
    nurtured in the warmth of HIS
    love, it will bear much fruit !!

  • http://www.Amway.com/joannefrancis Joanne Francis

    We must trust in order to have faith. God can be trusted, God says if we have faith like a musterd seed is good, the reason for that, He knows seed grows. He loves it when his children trust him because it shows how much we love Him.
    If you are going through a difficult time today put it in His hands and turst him, He will come through for you.

Previous Posts

Create the Relationship of Your Dreams
“Only 15% of a person’s success is due to their technical ability, while 85% is due to their ability to get along with people.” Catherine Ponder You can have wonderful, expressive, fun, empowering and fulfilling relationships!  The secret is it starts with you because you attract and crea

posted 12:00:58am Aug. 29, 2014 | read full post »

Right Place - Right Time!
                    God or the Universe does not make mistakes.  There are no accidents or coincidences.  This moment is perfect!  This is the way it is. Everything in your life has led up to this moment and these

posted 12:00:16am Aug. 28, 2014 | read full post »

We Love From Heart to Heart
Life is quite simple when we live and love from our heart.  After all, it is difficult, if not impossible to have a relationship with someone in your head. Questions: When you feel loved is it an actual feeling or is it a thought or picture? Have you discovered your own specific, key strategie

posted 12:00:22am Aug. 27, 2014 | read full post »

Life Is Vibration
From “The Power of the Spoken Word” by Florence Scovel Shinn "All life is vibration.  You combine with what you notice, or you combine with what you vibrate to.  If you are vibrating to injustice and resentment you will meet it on your pathway, at every step.  You will certainly think it i

posted 12:00:00am Aug. 26, 2014 | read full post »

Let There Be Light!
Sandstone Wall, Antelope Canyon, Arizona by Dennis Flaherty (August section of Inner Reflections 2012 Calendar from the Self-Realization Fellowship.) “Darkness may reign in a cave for thousands of years, but bring in the light, and the darkness vanishes as though it had never been. Similarly,

posted 12:00:58am Aug. 25, 2014 | read full post »




Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.