A United States Marine was taking some college courses between assignments. He had completed 20 missions in Iraq and Afghanistan.
One of the courses had a professor who was an avowed atheist.
One day the professor shocked the class when he came in. He looked to the ceiling and flatly stated, “GOD, if you are real, then I want you to knock me off this platform… I’ll give you exactly 15 min.”
The lecture room fell silent. You could hear a pin drop. Ten minutes went by and the professor proclaimed, “Here I am GOD, I’m still waiting.”It got down to the last couple of minutes when the Marine got out of his chair, went up to the professor, and cold-cocked him; knocking him off the platform. The professor was out cold.
The Marine went back to his seat and sat there, silently.
The other students were shocked and stunned, and sat there looking on in silence. The professor eventually came to, noticeably shaken, looked at the Marine and asked,”What in the world is the matter with you? Why did you do that?”
The Marine calmly replied, “GOD was busy today protecting America’s soldiers who are protecting your right to say stupid stuff and act like an idiot….So He sent me.”
The classroom erupted in cheers!
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Life is complex enough in itself. Our duty is to make it as fun and pleasant as it can possibly be even in adversity. I believe, one must have sense of humor in order to carry through and lighten the burden of our every day mental stress. Otherwise, life’s trying times could drown us in self-pity and bitterness. Life is too short. To cry over spilled milk not only stalls you, but takes away the joy of our experience in life.
We are subjected to trivial and significant challenges every day. The way we choose to respond to them is what will make the difference. To certain extent one has the power to make the best out of the worst situation,. Just tackle it with a sense of humor.
It’s sort of a reminder of the old adage that says, “If life throws you lemons, make yourself a lemonade.” Along my life’s journey I realized that regardless of any given situation ‘s status, the psychological burden that comes with it is easier to deal with , if is taken with a sense of humor. Living life is a serious business. But if we see things from the bright perspective even when there isn’t one, it’ll help you fell less stressed during your sad moments.
The old adage, “Laughter is the best medicine”!
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