The Seven Wonders of the World
A group of students were asked to list what they thought were the
present seven wonders of the World. Though there was some disagreement,
the following got the most votes:
Empire State Building;
St. Peter's Basilica;
China's Great Wall.
While gathering the votes, the teacher noticed that one quiet student
hadn't turned in her paper yet, so she asked the girl if she was having
trouble with her list.
The girl relied, "Yes, a little. I couldn't quite make up my mind
because there are so many.
The teacher said, "Well tell us what you have and maybe we can help."
The girl hesitated, then read, "I think the Seven Wonders of the World
The room was so silent you could
have heard a pin drop.
Those things we overlook as simple and ordinary are truly wondrous.
A gentle reminder that the most precious things in life cannot be
bought or man-made.