Jim Cody en Bee Inspired!, beBee USA, beBee in English 14/9/2017 · 1 min de lectura · +800

Life, “All is Well”

Life, “All is Well”

“I hired a plumber to help me restore an old farmhouse, and after he had just finished a rough first day on the job: a flat tire made him lose an hour of work, his electric drill quit and his ancient one ton truck refused to start.

While I drove him home, he sat in stony silence. On arriving, he invited me in to meet his family. As we walked toward the front door, he paused briefly at a small tree, touching the tips of the branches with both hands.

When opening the door he underwent an amazing transformation.. His face was wreathed in smiles and he hugged his two small children and gave his wife a kiss.

Afterward he walked me to the car. We passed the tree and my curiosity got the better of me. I asked him about what I had seen him do earlier.

'Oh, that's my trouble tree,' he replied 'I know I can't help having troubles on the job, but one thing's for sure, those troubles don't belong in the house with my wife and the children.. So I just hang them up on the tree every night when I come home and ask God to take care of them. Then in the morning I pick them up again.' 'Funny thing is,' he smiled,' when I come out in the morning to pick 'em up, there aren't nearly as many as I remember hanging up the night before.”


Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we are here we might as well dance. We all need a Tree!

(I didn't create this story, but loved it when I read it and wanted to share)

Cyndi Docy 3/10/2017 · #17

What an awesome story and one that we should all consider.

Jim Cody 16/9/2017 · #16

#15 Amen @Yolanda Avila Marquez

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Yolanda AM 14/9/2017 · #15

I totally agree Jim:
If you want peace and harmony in your home, do not talk about work.
To god what is of god and to Caesar what is of Caesar

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Jim Cody 14/9/2017 · #14

#5 Many thanks for your kind words.

Jim Cody 14/9/2017 · #13

#8 Glad you enjoyed reading.

Jim Cody 14/9/2017 · #12

#7 Many thanks @Pascal

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Jim Cody 14/9/2017 · #11

#4 Glad you enjoyed

Jim Cody 14/9/2017 · #10

#3 Franci Many thanks.

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