Thank You

Yesterday, I had the privilege to be interviewed by a committee selecting the best employee in our company. They told that within the department, seven were selected as nominees and luckily I am one of them.
But hey, this blog is not all about that, and I'm not bragging up myself here. It's about that one question that got me. It was "What is your greatest achievement in the company?"

I paused, and I said "Thank you."

A Grass Hut Moment

One day, a man was stranded in an island. He decided to protect himself from the burning hot sun. For many days, he built a grass hut. But on the day he was to sleep in it, a lightning hit the roof, starting a fire. He hurried to put it out, but it was no use. Everything burned down.

Honesta and Prudentia

During one of my nine-hour flight from Manila to Dubai, when the cabin lights were already dimmed, an Emirates Airline stewardess approached me. She found a set of dentures in one of the lavatories. She wanted to find the owner of the dentures, but on the other hand, she did not want to embarrass the owner by announcing it publicly.

Giving Light Till The End

A story is told about two wounded soldiers who were recuperating in the same hospital room during WWII. Every day the soldier whose bed is beside the window would describe the outside world to the other soldier who lay in bed, paralyzed from the neck down. One morning, the soldier beside the window passed away.

Tossing the Coin

The valedictorian reported for his university final examination which consisted of "yes/no" type questions. He took his seat in the examination hall and stared at the question paper for five minutes.

In a fit of inspiration, he took his purse out, removed a coin and started tossing the coin and marking the answer sheet - Yes for Heads and No for Tails. Within half an hour he was all done, whereas the rest of the class was still sweating it out. During the last few minutes, he was seen desperately throwing the coin, muttering and sweating.

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