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Bad luck? Good luck? Who knows?




Bad luck?  Good luck?  Who knows?


There is a Chinese story of a farmer who used an old horse to till his fields.
One day, the horse escaped into the hills and when the farmer's neighbours
sympathized with the old man over his bad luck, the farmer replied, "Bad luck? Good luck? Who knows?"

A week later, the horse returned with a herd of horses from the hills and this time the neighbours
congratulated the farmer on his good luck. His reply was, "Good luck? Bad luck? Who knows?"




Then, when the farmer's son was attempting to tame one of the wild horses, he fell off its back and broke his leg.
Everyone thought this very bad luck. Not the farmer, whose only reaction was, "Bad luck? Good luck? Who knows?"


Some weeks later, the army marched into the village and conscripted every able-bodied youth they found there.
When they saw the farmer's son with his broken leg, they let him off. Now was that good luck or bad luck?


Who knows?


Everything that seems on the surface to be an evil may be a good in disguise.
And everything that seems good on the surface may really be an evil.


So we are wise when we leave it to God to decide what is good fortune
and what misfortune, and thank him that all things turn out for good with those who love him

05:53 AM Jun 16 2010 |

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Russian Federation

I know this story and I like it.  Smile There is a wisdom in this parable and really you may never know was that good luck or bad luck…

06:00 AM Jun 16 2010 |



Since it is a luck, that is impossible to know(good luck or bad luck).

07:54 AM Jun 16 2010 |


Russian Federation

All are relative.

05:18 PM Jun 16 2010 |

Nice shadow

United Arab Emirates

reallly its very nice story…........thanks alot

really we dont know if its good luck or bad luck…..........except Allah

have anice day

07:47 PM Jun 16 2010 |