Monday, December 17, 2007

Why Women Cry?

A little boy asked his mother, "Why are
you crying?" "Because I'm a woman," she
told him.

"I don't understand," he said. His Mom
just hugged him and said, "And you never

Later the little boy asked his father,
"Why does mother seem to cry for no reason?"

"All women cry for no reason," was all
his dad could say.

The little boy grew up and became a man,
still wondering why women cry.

Finally he put in a call to God. When
God got on the phone, he asked, "God,
why do women cry so easily?"

God said:

"When I made the woman she had to be

I made her shoulders strong enough to
carry the weight of the world,

yet gentle enough to give comfort.

I gave her an inner strength to endure
childbirth and the rejection that many
times comes from her children.

I gave her a hardness that allows her to
keep going when everyone else gives up,
and take care of her family through
sickness and fatigue without complaining.

I gave her the sensitivity to love her
children under any and all
circumstances, even when her child has
hurt her very badly.

I gave her strength to carry he! r
husband through his faults and fashioned
her from his rib to protect his heart.

I gave her wisdom to know that a good
husband never hurts his wife, but
sometimes tests her strengths and her
resolve to stand beside him unfalteringly.

And finally, I gave her a tear to shed.
This is hers exclusively to use whenever
it is needed."

"You see my son," said God, "the beauty
of a woman is not in the clothes she
wears, the figure that she carries, or
the way she combs her hair.

The beauty of a woman must be seen in
her eyes, because that is the doorway to
her heart - the place where love resides."

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