She Tells Grandma That She Was Just Cheated On And Grandma Tells Her To Do This…

Life is full of highs and lows. And it’s during those lows that we are truly tested and we learn so much about ourselves. We may become angry, we may grieve, and we may even become depressed… but we can only hope to come out of these situations as a better, stronger person. And to make it through such dark times, sometimes we need the help and support of others. In particular, we may seek the advice of those who may have more experience and wisdom than us.

In the short story below, a woman had just been cheated on by her husband. She was obviously devastated and sought help from her grandmother. Read Grandma’s response below and let us know what you think. I think you’ll find that it rings true for so many of us…
This is a good lesson for all of us, no matter what stage of life you’re in. You’ll see what I mean.

A young woman went to her grandmother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her–her husband had cheated on her and she was devastated. She did not know how she was going to make it and wanted to give up. She was tired of fighting and struggling. It seemed as soon as one problem was solved, a new one arose.

Her grandmother took her to the kitchen. She filled three pots with water and placed each on a high fire. Soon the pots came to boil. In the first she placed carrots, in the second she placed eggs, and in the last she placed ground coffee beans. She let them sit and boil; without saying a word.

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In about twenty minutes she turned off the burners. She fished the carrots out and placed them in a bowl. She pulled the eggs out and placed them in a bowl.

Then she ladled the coffee out and placed it in a bowl. Turning to her granddaughter, she asked, ‘Tell me what you see.’

‘Carrots, eggs, and coffee,’ she replied. Her grandmother brought her closer and asked her to feel the carrots. She did and noted that they were soft. The grandmother then asked the granddaughter to take an egg and break it. After pulling off the shell, she observed the hard boiled egg.

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