7 Wonders of the World
A group of Geography students studied the
Seven Wonders of the World. At the end of that section, the students were asked
to list what they considered to be the Seven Wonders of the World. Though there
was some disagreement, the following got the most votes:
Egypt's Great Pyramids,
Empire State Building,
St. Peter's Basilica,
China's Great Wall.
While gathering the votes, the teacher
noted that one student, a quiet girl, hadn't turned in her paper yet. So she
asked the girl if she was having trouble with her list.
The girl replied, "Yes, a little. I
couldn't quite make up my mind because there were 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 are:
She hesitated a little, and then
and to love.
It is far too easy for us to look at the
exploits of man and refer to them as "wonders" while we overlook all
the REALLY important things, regarding them as merely "ordinary."
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