Video: Jay Shetty
One day as chef David was cooking up something scrumptious for lunch, his daughter …(1)… into the kitchen with something on her mind.
“What’s wrong?”, the father asked.
“School is just so …(2)…, making friends is …(3)… I don’t think I’ll ever make it through 4th grade”.
Her dad smiled and took out 3 pots. He filled them with water and placed them on the fire. Once the 3 pots began to boil, he placed potatoes into one pot, eggs into the second pot, and …(4)… coffee beans into the third pot.
“Dad what are you doing?”
“Patience, sweetheart. Patience”.
After 20 minutes, he took the potatoes out of the pot and placed them on a …(5)… He did the same with the eggs and then he poured the coffee into a mug.
“So what do you see?”
“Potato, eggs and coffee”.
The potatoes, the eggs and the beans, each faced the same adversity: boiling water. However, each one of them …(6)… differently.
The potato went in strong, hard and unrelenting. But in the boiling water, it became …(7)… and weak. The egg was fragile, with the thin outer shell, protecting its …(8)…interior until it was placed into the boiling water, then it became hard. However the coffee beans were …(9)… After they were exposed to the hot boiling water, they changed it and created something new.
“Which are you?”, he asked his daughter.
When adversity …(10)… on your door, how do you …(11)…? Are you a potato? An egg? Or a coffee bean? In life, things happen around us, things happen to us. But what truly …(12)… is what happens within us. Which one are you?
>>Xem đáp án
scrumptious: ngon tuyệt
mug: ca, cốc
adversity: nghịch cảnh, tai họa
unrelenting: không yếu đi, rất chắc chắn
fragile: dễ vỡ, mỏng manh
outer: bên ngoài
interior: bên trong
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