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Wanna spread EAFLU? Part - II

So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets. Matthew 7 : 12

Good morning, friends. Now it’s the time for us to read about ‘E’ in EAFLU. In fact you often expect others to do this to you. Did you guess it right? It is nothing but ‘Encourage.’ You realize it or not, but most of your friends are those who encourage you. Go ahead to read about what Eugene Lang did.

Entrepreneur Lang was success magazine’s ‘Successful man of the year’ in 1986. 61 six graders were assembled in an auditorium in blue caps and gowns. Lang addressed them this way. “This is your first graduation and is the just perfect time to dream. Dream of what you want to be, the kind of life you wish to build. Believe in that dream. Be prepared to work for it. Always remember it’s your dream and it’s so important and it’s your future. And it is worth working for. You must study.” The children blinked their eyes and so their parents as their place a poverty stricken, drug-ridden neighborhood. But when Lang said, “You must study. You must attend junior high school, high school and then college. So stay in school and I’ll……. Give each of you a college scholarship”, there were joyful expressions like cheering, waving and hugging one another happened. Not just he spoke, but he did. He began the ‘I have a dream’ foundation and now the entrepreneurs in New York City are also going into classrooms offering the same kind of scholarships.

How amazing it is even to read! Eugene Lang believed in these kids and it all made the difference in how they lived the rest of their lives. There is no way to describe the joy of having a young person touch your arm and smile because you have taught him new values and touched his heart and mind. The happiest persons are those who invested their time in others.

In my personal experience, I would like to say this.

We all went to an orphanage to greet the children and offer something they needed. It’s been more than a year since I’ve visited for the first time. Recently, I visited there again. To my surprise, they all remembered my name and the story I’ve shared with them. They taught me songs and more importantly, they wanted me to sit next to them, to touch me. And another thing that amazed me was, they have a notebook in which they wrote all the names of the people who helped them and at 4 AM they all wake up everyday and pray for each one of them.

What else do we need in this life, friends? A simple kind word or a help touches people’s heart more than anything! Encourage others as much as you can. You’ll see the world so beautiful around you.


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