A little girl lived in a small, very simple, poor house on a hill, she would play in the small garden and as she grew she was able to see over the garden fence and across the valley to a wonderful house high on the hill – and this house had golden windows, so golden and shining that the little girl would dream of how magical it would be to grow up and live in a house with golden windows instead of an ordinary house like hers.
When she got to an age where she gained enough skill and sensibility to go outside her garden fence, she asked her mother if she could go for a bike ride outside the gate and down the lane.
After a lot of pleading , her mother finally allowed her to go, insisting that she kept close to the house and didn’t wander too far.
The day was beautiful and the little girl knew exactly where she was heading!
Down the lane and across the valley, she rode her bike until she got to the gate of the golden house across on the other hill.
As she dismounted her bike and lent it against the gate post, she focused on the path that lead to the house and then on the house itself.
Alas, she was so disappointed as she realised all the windows were plain and rather dirty, reflecting nothing other than the sad neglect of the house that stood derelict.
Feeling very sad and disappointed, she didn’t go any further and turned, heart broken as she remounted her bike .
As she glanced across the valley, she saw a sight that amazed her.
There across the way on her side of the valley was a little house and its windows glistened golden as the sun shone on her own little home.
She realised that she had been living in her golden house and all the love and care she found there was what made her home the ‘golden house’.
Everything she dreamt was right there in front of her nose!
Don’t compare, Don’t complain, be grateful for your blessings, Enjoy your own Golden House & stay blessed forever.