The Cracked Pot

By M-Power

I heard this parable years ago, and then one of our subscribers brought it back to my attention recently.  It is a little longer than most M-Power messages, but worth the read.  Thanks Ken!   An  elderly Chinese woman had two large pots, each hung on the ends of a pole  which she carried across her neck. One of  the pots had a crack in it while the other pot was perfect and always delivered a full portion of water.     At the  end of the long walks from the stream to the house, the cracked pot arrived  only half full.   For a  full two years this went on daily, with the woman bringing home only one and a  half pots of water.     Of  course , the perfect pot was proud of its accomplishments.     But the  poor cracked pot was ashamed of its own imperfection, and miserable that it  could only…

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