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(Reblogged) An oldie, but a goodie:

Sharing this lovely tale from over at Barbara’s blog …

Barbara Pyett

A fellow blogging friend e-mailed me this anonymous story. I have come across it before, but It is so worthwhile and appropriate, especially at this time of the year, I decided to post it onto the blog to share with all of you!  Thank you my friend for sharing this thought provoking story.
A Professor quietly stood in front of his class while he had some things on his desktop. To start the class, He took large glass jar which was empty and proceeded to fill it with golf balls. He broke his silence, asking students if the jar was full. Without exception, all of the students nodded.

The teacher then took a box with glass marbles and poured them between the golf balls which had earlier been put in the jug. The Professor shook the jug gently and the marbles trickled to the spaces that remained between the golf…

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3 thoughts on “(Reblogged) An oldie, but a goodie:

  1. Sue says:

    Told Brian and he said he used it in the classroom, had about 3 children who waited until the end, & 1 boy suggesting that there still would be space as there would be air bubbles trapped in the water and inside the bubbles was space, (this was a 3rd grader)

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