PUPPIES FOR SALE
A shop owner placed a sign
in his window that read Puppies for Sale.
These signs have a way of attracting children and very soon a little
boy appeared at the shop. "How much are you selling the
puppies for? The shop owner replied Anywhere from $30
The little boy reached into his pocket and pulled out some change.
I have $2.37, can I look at them?
The shop owner smiled and whistled. Out of her kennel came his dog
called Lady followed by five little puppies, one of which was lagging
Immediately the little boy singled out the lagging, limping puppy.
Whats wrong with this little dog? The man explained
that when the puppy was born the vet had said he had a bad hip joint
and would limp for the rest of his life.
The little boy got very excited and said, Thats the
puppy I want to buy! The man replied, No, you dont
want to buy that little dog. If you really want him Ill give
him to you.
The little boy got upset. I dont want you to give him
to me. Hes worth every bit as much as the other puppies and
Ill pay the full price. In fact Ill give you $2.37 now
and 50c every month until I have paid for him.
The man countered, You really dont want to buy the puppy,
son. He is never going to be able to run, jump and play like the
The little boy reached down and rolled up the leg of his pants to
reveal a badly twisted, crippled left leg supported by a big metal
brace. He looked up at the man and said, Well, I dont
run so well myself and the little puppy will need someone who understands.
The man was now biting his bottom lip and tears welled up in his
.. He smiled and said, Son, I hope and pray that
each and every one of these puppies will have an owner such as you.
In life, it doesnt matter who you are, but whether someone
appreciates you for what you are, accepts you and loves you unconditionally.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks
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