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Remember to put the Glass Down

I've read this small story and enjoyed it...
I hope you will also enjoy it.... 

Professor began his class by holding up a glass with some water in it.  He held it up for all to see & asked the students 
"How much do you think this glass weighs?" 

'50gms!' .... '100gms!' .....'125gms'  ...the students answered.       

"I really don't know unless I weigh it," said the professor, "but, my question is: 

What would happen if I held it up like this for a few minutes?" 

'Nothing' …..the students said. 

'Ok what would happen if I held it up like this for an hour?' the professor asked. 

'Your arm would begin to ache' said one of the student 

"You're right, now what would happen if I held it for a day?" 

"Your arm could go numb, you might have severe muscle stress & paralysis & have to go to hospital for sure!" 
….. ventured another student & all the students laughed 

"Very good…

Rules for being Human

Rule One - You will receive a body. 
You may love it or hate it, but it will be yours for the duration of your life on Earth. 

Rule Two -
You will be presented with lessons. 
You are enrolled in a full-time informal school called "life". Each day in this school you will have the opportunity to learn lessons. You may like the lessons or hate them, but you have designed them as part of your curriculum. 

Rule Three -
There are no mistakes, only lessons. 
Growth is a process of experimentation, a series of trials, errors and occasional victories. The failed experiments are as much a part of the process as the experiments that work. 

Rule Four -
The lesson is repeated until learned. 
Lessons will be repeated to you in various forms until you have learned them. When you have learned them, you can go on to the next lesson. 

Rule Five -
Learning does not end. 
There is no part of life that does not contain lessons. If you are alive, there are lessons to be learned. 

Rule Six -
"There" is …