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 Post subject: So they say now I have 4 Wives
PostPosted: Wed Jul 04, 2007 2:45 pm 
Once upon a time..

There was a rich King who had 4 wives.



He loved the 4th wife the most and adorned her with rich robes and
treated her to the finest of delicacies. He gave her nothing but
the best.



He also loved the 3rd wife very much and was always showing her
off to neighboring kingdoms. However, he feared that one day
she would leave him for another.



He also loved his 2nd wife. She was his confidante and was always
kind, considerate and patient with him. Whenever the King faced a
problem, he could confide in her to help him get through the
difficult times.



The King's 1st wife was a very loyal partner and had made great
contributions in maintaining his wealth and kingdom. However, he
did not love the first wife and although she loved him deeply, he
hardly took notice of her.



One day, the King fell ill and he knew his time was short.



He thought of his luxurious life and pondered, "I now have 4
wives with me, but when I die, I'll be all alone.

Thus, he asked the 4th wife, "I have loved you the most, endowed
you with the finest clothing and showered great care over you. Now
that I'm dying, will you follow me and keep me company?"



"No way!" replied the 4th wife and she walked away without another
word.



Her answer cut like a sharp knife right into his heart.



The sad King then asked the 3rd wife, "I have loved you all my
life. Now that I'm dying, will you follow me and keep me company?"



"No!" replied the 3rd wife. "Life is too good!
When you die, I'm going to remarry!"



His heart sank and turned cold.



He then asked the 2nd wife, "I have always turned to you for help
and you've always been there for me. When I die, will you follow
me
and keep me company?"



"I'm sorry, I can't help you out this time!" replied the 2nd
wife. "At the very most, I can only send you to your grave."



Her answer came like a bolt of thunder and the King was
devastated.



Then a voice called out:

"I'll leave with you and follow you no matter where you go." The
King looked up and there was his first wife. She was so weak,
she suffered from malnutrition.

Greatly grieved, the King said, "I should have taken out time for you,
cared for you , when I had the chance!"



In Truth, we all have 4 wives in our lives ...

Our 4th wife is our body. No matter how much time and effort we
lavish in making it look good, it'll leave us when we die.



Our 3rd wife is our possessions, status and wealth.
When we die, it will all go to others.



Our 2nd wife is our family and friends. No matter how much they
have been there for us, the furthest they can stay by us is up to
the grave.


And our 1st wife is our good deeds-done to please Our Creator,to whom
we all shall ve to return.

Unknown author : complements of googling

J`


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 Post subject: Re: So they say now I have 4 Wives
PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2007 12:01 pm 
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Jazaka Allaho Khayran for sharing.


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