When the prices of a RM1 newspaper and a pair of RM1000 shoes increase by RM5, you would think that the increment for newspaper is unreasonable compared to the shoes’.
This is what always happens.
When each of a stranger and our loved one offers you a favour of the same kind, you will be more deeply touched by the stranger. A little kindness from a stranger is always exaggerated. However, all the kindness from our loved ones is seen as common, necessary and trivial.
The more the sacrifice we receive, the more we tend to forget to appreciate.
Cherish your loved ones.
When a candle is lit in a dark room, you will feel its brightness. However, when it is lit in a lighted room, you won’t feel the significance of the candle.
During winter when food is scarce, a loaf of bread can touch your heart deeply and make you feel on top of the world. If you are full after a buffet dinner, even though I give your loaves of bread, you won’t feel grateful.
RM10000 won’t make a billionaire happy but RM1000 can make a big welcomed difference to a poor student.
If you have got used to overly seasoned food, a culinary delight won’t appease you.
The more you have, the more you tend to forget how to enjoy your life.