A child’s truth, a child’s solution! By Penny L Howe

Humble thanks from Cimplicityrockss to writer Penny L Howe for sharing this
“Simple Yet Splendid” lesson with us

I also thank my sweet friends Mr.Raj & Mr.Charan for allowing me to design the banner using their kids pictures 🙂

The pure innocence of a child is much more wise than we fail to recognize. Children will see a truth immediately and a solution to a problem.

When Jordan was 8 years old she saw her first commercial on TV that talked about homeless children in other countries. It included a close-up view of children just like her!

Jumping up out of her chair (true story) Jordan turned to her parents and said, “Let’s go get them, they need a place to stay, we have room!”

Her parents then spend quite a little bit of time explaining that many people in many countries on this planet were and are homeless. Jordan kept shaking her head and asking “why”. To her, in her mind there should be no “that’s just the way it is!” “There’s nothing we can do about it” and so on. In her mind there was only one truth. No one anywhere on this planet should go hungry and homeless.

To this 8 year old little girl the solution was obvious and simple. Let’s go get them and bring them home, we have room!

The ‘thinking positive’ learning lesson I received that day was that if a child can see the truth in the world better than an adult then we (I) need to try much harder to see the view from their eyes and do something about it!

 Penny L Howe

A quick postscript here. Jordan still cares passionately about those less fortunate and works with her church youth group. Apart from those things she does locally, she has made several trips to Mexico to help build homes for the homeless.

SHE did not forget!

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Cimplicityrockss 6 – Her name is Ramadevi

I don’t know how am not in contact with such a good friend today ? She was one of the best friends i had. A very simple girl but extremely kind hearted . In appearance no one could ever take a guess that this girl is such a great human being as she always stayed calm, silent and sometimes not in the picture at all….but was always the first person to help when some one was in need…..

There are lot of good things to tell about her which becomes matter of 20 posts but i shall share this one from the entire lot with you my friends….

It was on a sunny afternoon where my friend rama and myself finished our classes early and went straight to lunch at my residence…..here i got to tell you that my mom is a wonderful orator who hosts lot of public programmes and school events but when it comes to cooking she can create wonders some times and blunders many times hahahah 🙂 (chorry mommy take it easy )….and unfortunately on this day when rama had come home to lunch….my mom in hurry had missed some ingredient in food and it tasted …really tasteless :-)…..After tasting the food i did all dramas to avoid eating it but my friend rama ate completely without even wasting a bit in the plate and i was really amazed seeing this as she could have simply rejected to eat as she was not someone who was new to our house to feel formal…..

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After she completed i asked her how could she eat it when it did not taste good….and she simply said….” When food is served in my plate i just close my eyes and eat whatever is given and don’t care whether it tastes good or not ……..i just see to that no food goes waste from my plate….when many of them don’t have anything to eat for days together …i have atleast something in my plate for this minute and why waste it ?” 

I also knew what she was talking, I know that many struggle to get their one time’s meal but still i was and to certain extent even today I am wasting a bit of food when it goes really difficult to eat …..but she simply stands extra-ordinary because she followed what she said …

Am still learning to be like her in this matter….what about you ?

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