Cookies Story

Quote of the day :

Don’t compare your life to others’. You have no idea what their journey is about.

Imagine you’re in an Airport. While you’re waiting for your flight, you notice a kiosk selling shortbread cookies.

You buy a box, put them in your traveling bag and then you patiently search for an available seat so you can sit down and enjoy your cookies.

Finally you find a seat next to a gentleman. You reach down into your traveling bag and pull out your box of shortbread cookies.

As you do so, you notice that the gentleman starts watching you intensely. He stares as you open the box and his eyes follow your hand as you pick up the cookie and bring it to your mouth. Just then he reaches over and takes one of your cookies from the box and eats it!

You’re more than a little surprised at this. Actually, you’re at a loss for words. Not only does he take one cookie, but he alternates with you.

For every one cookie you take, he takes one.

Now, what’s your immediate impression of this guy? Crazy? Greedy? He’s got some nerve?! Can you imagine the words you might use to describe this man to your associates back at the office? Meanwhile, you both continue eating the cookies until there’s just one left.

To your surprise, the man reaches over and takes it. But then he does something unexpected. He breaks it in half, and gives half to you.

After he’s finished with his half he gets up, and without a word, he leaves.

You think to yourself, “Do this really happen?” You’re left sitting there dumbfounded and still hungry. So you go back to the kiosk and buy another box of cookies. You then return to your seat and begin opening your new box of cookies when you glance down into your traveling bag.

Sitting there in your bag is your original box of cookies — still unopened.

Only then do you realize that when you reached down earlier, you had reached into the other man’s bag and grabbed his box of cookies by mistake.

Now what do you think of the man? Generous? Tolerant? You’ve just experienced a profound paradigm shift. You’re seeing things from a new point of view.

Is it time to change your point of view?

Now, think of this story as it relates to your life. Seeing things from a new point of view can be very enlightening.

Think outside the box. Don’t settle for the status quo. Be open to suggestions. Things may not be what they seem.

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13 Responses to “Cookies Story”

  1. drumsticks wrote on Mar 26, 2008 at 11:45 am

    LOL.. really salute the ‘copy-cat’ man for not saying a word though seeing someone eating his cookie as if its his without asking.. haha

    –> haha! yeah.. a good man 😀


  2. suituapui wrote on Mar 26, 2008 at 1:41 pm

    Do as I do!!! Open up the cookies…and spit all over them first! Now let’s see who wants to eat them after that! Wakakakakakakaka!!!!!

    –> ok, i don’t want to eat any of your cookies next time 😀


  3. elvinado wrote on Mar 26, 2008 at 2:29 pm

    Wow…that’s one great story…but the man was weird. Why don’t he just say it out that it’s his.

    –> i don’t know man. would you?


  4. NoktahHitam wrote on Mar 26, 2008 at 3:10 pm

    It was a forwarded mail right? Anyway since you posted an argument about it, lets talk.

    How Malaysian would react – Eh, ini biskut saye. Kenape awak makan? *snatches the cookie*

    British reaction – Fucking hell! Bloody asian *shoves the cookies*

    NoktahHitam reaction – Now that I shared my cookies, do you want to share a bed?

    Yeah I made those up.

    –> i read it somewhere, could be from a forwarded mail. bongkersz reaction – @#^*@!*(! *whack whack!* hahaha! yeah i find it bit funny, the guy is too nice? but assuming the other person is a lady, probably he was trying to be a gentleman about the whole thing 😀 eh your pickup line good lah! should try it out 😀


  5. suituapui wrote on Mar 26, 2008 at 3:30 pm

    Noktahhitam, aren’t there two guys in the story?…Ooit! Ooit, Bongkersz! No comment from u! Wakakakakakaka!!!!

    –> i really think, suituapui seriously has fetishes for pondans and gheys 😛 you guys noticed or not? i read around the blogs, first he mentioned about some lorong belakang where he walked alone, and checked out the pondans, then the ghey jokes everywhere, then he told melbie and mar about kk and guess what? pondan stories again 😛 hahahahaha!! wey, come out from the closet now suituapui!! stop hinting around hahahahaha! 😀

    ps : it can be two guys, or one guy and one girl lah, depends on who is reading it 🙂 well, you caught noktah hitam there! hahahahhaha!


  6. suituapui wrote on Mar 26, 2008 at 7:38 pm

    Aduh…I said no comment and you gave such a loooooooooong one! Hey! No dirty thoughts now eh? Pliz lah…was only pulling noktahhitam’s leg and don’t u ask me which leg!!! What I mean is I was just joking with him lah!!! U are the one, always twisting and turning my pure and innocent remarks…and trying to make it appear as if I’m one of your kind! Chesh! Wakakakakakakakakaka!!!!!

    –> the more you deny, the more convincing it sounds suituapui, come over.. come to the dark side.. muahahahahaha!


  7. Patt Irmina wrote on Mar 26, 2008 at 10:12 pm

    now, this is one post to ponder..

    at first, i thought this is some kind of “angel by his side” sort of story or smthing. Lol..

    if i am at an airport, the only cookie i will buy will be the Famous Amos range. I love them, and WILL NOT be willing to share ’em to anyone. lol..kedekut not? of course lah! expensive ma..100gm rm 7++. =P

    –> i want some patt 😛 i love famous amos too. share share lah! *winK!


  8. suituapui wrote on Mar 26, 2008 at 10:23 pm

    Famous Amos? Hey…I”ve got a story!!! Ummm….on second thoughts, never mind!!! Dont want to tell! Nanti itu bongkersz hantam saya lagi!!! So jahat! Bully old man!!! LOL!!!

    –> mana? mana saya hantam? ada ke? 😀


  9. Patt Irmina wrote on Mar 26, 2008 at 11:17 pm

    suituapui: hehe..Famous Amos..kinda curious, wht story ah?..ngeehehe~


  10. suituapui wrote on Mar 27, 2008 at 7:38 am

    Hope over to MY place, Patt…and I can tell you the story there!!! Wakakakakakaka!!!!

    –> ho!! pimping! 😀


  11. melbie wrote on Mar 27, 2008 at 10:21 am

    This is a nice story, bongkersz 🙂 I wonder if there’s someone out there as nice as this man … does this kind of men still exists nowadays? LOL

    –> keep searching and believing melbie. (eh you sudah ada… haha!) well, some think the man is nice, some think he’s weird, some think he’s stupid, some think he’s mute. haha!


  12. mar wrote on Mar 27, 2008 at 11:57 pm

    haha…maybe he is mute? LOL.

    But its a very eye-opening story…

    –> yes, probably he’s mute 🙂


  13. melbie wrote on Mar 28, 2008 at 12:04 am

    hehe that is so true .. oh, I’m lucky la this.. I got a nice man, but not the kind of nice like the one in this story heheheh

    but if he is mute, why did he split the cookie in half and shared with YOU?

    –> hmm, being a mute has nothing to do with his brain right? 😛 i don’t get you. why a mute can’t split the cookie in hald and share it??? hahahaha! if he is mute, still nothing to do with sharing the cookie no?


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