# As a person , you can either choose to be a ‘Sponge ‘ or a ‘Stone ‘ .
# A sponge has a tendency to absorb liquid poured on it , a stone does not . In a way a sponge is receptive to what it receives .
A sponge does not differentiate between (quality of )liquids poured on it nor does it apply selective judgement
# Its structure follows its belief system . keenness to absorb is evident though very many pores it has on its surface – so that it can absorb as much as it possibly can
# Consequently , it has a reciprocal ability to squeeze out what it does not need . In a way , a sponge can exercise discretion to say Yes or No to whatever it receives
# These abilities of absorb & squeeze out gives a sponge an advantage to seek & choose to retain what it needs . A sponge’s life is blessed — It has a choice to enrich itself as much & as & when it wishes
# A stone on the other hand is stubborn , non receptive
# Its structure follows its belief system. It’s closeness to receive is evident in its solid structure with no pores
# Consequently a stone does not have an ability to squeeze out , what it does not need . Its nature disallows it the discretion to say Yes to what it may want
# A stone does not have a choice of seeking or retaining , what can enrich it ; never mind , a stone does not even wish to
# A stone is oblivious to & untouched by what can add value to it .
Unfortunately in real life , many of us , most of the times , act with a Stone’s attitude ; little realizing that a Sponge’s attitude gives them the power to choose what to Accept rather than Reject ( like a stone ) because of lack of ability to choose to Accept
Whether to be a Sponge or a Stone is your choice , because , after all , it is your life !