Thursday, December 3, 2009

good thing to share with..

Dear luvly mommies..
take time to read thru the story..
I'm sure we will stop and think for a while..


When things in your life seem,
Almost too much to handle,
When 24 Hours in a day is not enough,
Remember the mayonnaise jar and 2 cups of coffee.

A professor stood before his philosophy class

And had some items in front of him.
When the class began, wordlessly,
He picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar
And proceeded to fill it with golf balls.

He then asked the students, if the jar was full.
They agreed that it was.

The professor then picked up a box of pebbles and poured
them into the jar. He shook the jar lightly.
The pebbles rolled into the open areas between the golf balls.

He then asked the students again
If the jar was full... They agreed it was.

The professor next picked up a box of sand

And poured it into the jar.. Of course, the sand filled up everything else.
He asked once more if the jar was full. The students responded
With an unanimous 'yes.'

The professor then produced Two cups of coffee from under the table
And poured the entire contents Into the jar, effectively
Filling the empty space between the sand.
The students laughed.

'Now,' said the professor, As the laughter subsided,
'I want you to recognize that this jar represents your life..
The golf balls are the important things - God, family,
children, health, friends, and favorite passions –

Things that if everything else was lost

And only they remained, your life would still be full.

The pebbles are the other things that matter Like your job, house, and car.

The sand is everything else --
The small stuff.

'If you put the sand into the jar first,' He continued,
'there is no room for the pebbles or the golf balls.
The same goes for life..

If you spend all your time and energy on the small stuff,
You will never have room for the things that are
Important to you.


Pay attention to the things That are critical to your happiness.
Playwith your children.
Take time to get medical checkups.
Take your partner out to dinner.

There will always be time
To clean the house and fix the disposal.

'Take care of the golf balls first --
The things that really matter..
Set your priorities.. The rest is just sand.'

One of the students raised her hand
And inquired what the coffee represented.

The professor smiled.
'I'm glad you asked'.

It just goes to show you that no matter how full your life may seem,
there's always room for a couple of cups of coffee with a friend.'


with the workload at office,
balik dah exhausted..
sumtime we tend to forget that our kid need that precious time with us..
sumtime I wish that Adam will go the sleep earlier,
so that I can do all the housework easily..I was totally wrong!
we just spend our weekend to play with him..
then I start to think again..
kita dah 8hrs hntr dia wit babysitter,just spend 1 precious hour playing with him..
he will surely appreciate it..

Yesterday when I read Utusan, the story about missing Ferris and also bdak yg lemas banjir tu, I feel so touched..
cannot imagine if all those things happen to me..
and my mind immediately teringatkan about my 2 close frens at Flex..
so called my close frens when everyday tu lah teman I pergi bfast n lunch since our dept tak ramai gals..
these 2 wonderful mommies( which is at my age),passed away In June and October this year..
I feel so sad when imagined about their small kids, who will growing up without their lovely mother by their sides..
imagine..their smallest baby was at age of Adam (1 year+) and another one just 1 month old when she passed away..

So gals..even how important our career is,bunches of workloads..
remember that our family is super important..
plus take care of ourselves.."imagine kalau kita sakit, camane nak jaga our lil precious.."..thats what my hubby always said to me..
not only write this to all of my lovely mommies, I strongly remind me also to "pay attention to the things that critical to the happiness..."

till then...


Thara said...

ure right. we working mamas only have few hours with our babies kan! sighs. if only we have 60 hours a day. :(

RuZaNNa said...

Siapa yg kerja flex meninggal tuh? Terkejutnya baca, mana tau kot2 anne kenal.. meninggal sebab ape ek? if you don't mind telling..
But yes, i do sometimes wish that imran sleepes faster at night, and even now dah ada maid, i tend to pass most of my responsibility to the maid, especially the play time.. wahhh sedih pulak bila teringat.. nak apply long leave la hujung tahun ni.. hehehe.. qada' balik time tak spend dgn imran.. huu huu..
Btw, nadia ada facebook tak? nak invite dgn bday party imran..

mommaholicSURI said...

Nuurill pun terkejut baca pasal 2 rakan flex yang passed away tu. Do you mind sharing the stories?

I always wish that i can work from home everyday, so that most of the time, i can sepnd with my little Oman. Tapi tula, life is not that easy. We have to really plan and sacrifice eit?.. Our baby needs us, so does hubby. Marilah kita semua pegi bercuti!! :)

Jue_liana said...

Kalau weekdays jue mmg mengharap anak tido awal sbb Raisha terlalu lasak.. tak larat nak handle.. Dalah jue kena bgn seawal 5;30am unt pegi keje.. huhu

Anne & Nuril,
Sahabat yg telah pegi meninggalkan kite ialah Nani & Zuliana.. Arwah selalu jugak ada disurau dulu.. Semoga roh2 mereka dicucuri rahmat olehNya.. Amin

mommynadia said...

Thara..wished to have dat 60hrs a day too..:)

Btul2..dec is a happy monnth for s'ngor employee..4 "fri" holidys in the take a long leave dear..
I wish to had maid so that i can pass all the hworks to her..*wink*
I do hv "a non active" fb..nnt nadia invite anne k,b'day!best!

A'a not to forget d mr hubby..yeap,life is not that easy..agreed!seddih bila sumtime Adam not well,but i still need to go to not yet confirm dat time!thnx to my hubb..slalu kena amik cuti jdk nurse jg Adam..:(

sumtime kul 3pg pun ia boleh bgn nak ajak main...huh..cabaran!

the wonderful mommies is Nanie n Zuliana
Zue is my tech,she died bcoz of cancer..
she just detected the cancer on Aug and died 3mnths after..she left 3 kids aged of 1.5 - 4yrs..
while Nanie is my operator..
think u always saw me with her evrytime pergi surau..her story more tragic,infact till now i still cannot accept for wat had happened to her..bkan nak reveal aib or ape..just to share..
sumtime we tend to forget..
dia mangsa dera by her husband(so called"")..
time org jumpe dia dah lemah kat rumah with the kids around her yg dah berapa hari kut tak makan..and during that time, she just after delv a prematured (6mnths delv)bb which still at hosp when she passed away..I was collapsed when i visited her ..dia koma time tu..
she left 4 kids and now with her mother..
..even we always get togehther,she never told me her prob,thats what i really regretted..cannot help her when she really need sumone to help..

Semoga Allah mencucuri rahmat ke atas roh mereka..

p/s they all my cfu when i got preggy..teach me all the pantang2..I missed them very much..

mommaholicSURI said...

Sedih sangat bila Nuurill baca about them. I cried and cried. Puas Nuurill recall their faces. Semoga roh-roh mereka dicucuri rahmat.
What had happened to Nani, if i were Nadia, Nuurill pun mesti rasa benda yang sama. How respect Nuurill dekat Arwah since, she never told everyone her problem. Nadia jangan regret ek, Nuurill yakin sangat, arwah was a very strong and tabah person orangnya. Marilah kita sana-sama doakan, rohnya tenang di sana.

p/s: nuurill still crying.. terbayang wajah-wajah anak2 kecil tu, cemana di saat-saat akhir, diorang keliling their mother and cried.. lapar, takut, few days. Ya Allah...kesiannya.

And now,how the kids of our 2 wonderful mummies survive without their mothers.... huhu

maniscinta said...

me also cry eventhough i do not know them...
Teringat time awak citer dulu lagi sedehh...

Al-fatihah to both of them...

mommynadia said...

yeap..nanie mmg sgt tabah..knowing her mmg buat sy kagum..
a'a..ingtkan anak2 dia (putera n puteri),mmg btul2 touched,mase org jumpe nanie pun,sb dgr anak2 dia cried from outside her house n they all pecahkan pintu..
..i know u type of sensitive,from the entries u wrote..pernah tanya her sis bout the kids,they all still asking where's their bonda..pity them..

A'a sy cerita dah kan ke awak owk..i keep telling my frenz coz sumtime kita terlupa kwn2 kita..lama dah tak contact,tkt cmtulah bila ape2 jadik..kita regret..dah terlmbt..

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