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A long time ago in China, a girl named Li-Li got married and went to
live with her husband and mother-in-law.
In a very short time, Li-Li found that she couldn't get along with her
mother-in-law at all. Their personalities were very different, and
Li-Li was angered by many of her mother-in-law's habits. In addition,
she criticized Li-Li constantly.

Days passed, and weeks passed. Li-Li and her mother-in-law never stopped
arguing and fighting. But what made the situation even
worse was that, according to ancient Chinese tradition, Li-Li had to bow
to her mother-in-law and obey her every wish. All the anger
and unhappiness in the house was causing Li-Li's poor husband great
distress.

Finally, Li-Li could not stand her mother-in-law's bad temper and
dictatorship any longer, and she decided to do something about it.
Li-Li went to see her father's good friend, Mr. Huang, who sold herbs.
She told him the situation and asked if he would give her
some poison so that she could solve the problem once and for all. Mr.
Huang thought for while, and finally said, "Li-Li, I will help you
solve your problem, but you must listen to me and obey what I tell you."
Li-Li said, "Yes, Mr. Huang, I will do whatever you tell me
to do."

Mr. Huang went into the back room, and returned in a few minutes with
package of herbs. He told Li-Li, "You can't use a
quick-acting poison to get rid of your mother-in-law, because that would
cause people to become suspicious. Therefore, I have given
you a number of herbs that will slowly build up poison in her body.
Every other day prepare some delicious meal and put a little of
these herbs in her serving. Now, in order to make sure that nobody
suspects you when she dies, you must be very careful to act very
friendly towards her. Don't argue with her, obey her every wish, and
treat her like a queen."

Li-Li was so happy. She thanked Mr. Huang and hurried home to start her
plot of murdering her mother-in-law.

Weeks went by, and months went by, and every other day, Li-Li served the
specially treated food to her mother-in-law. She
remembered what Mr. Huang had said about avoiding suspicion, so she
controlled her temper, obeyed her mother-in-law, and
treated her like her own mother.

After six months had passed, the whole household had changed. Li-Li had
practiced controlling her temper so much that she found
that she almost never got mad or upset. She hadn't had an argument with
her mother-in-law in six months because she now seemed
much kinder and easier to get along with. The mother-in-law's attitude
toward Li-Li changed, and she began to love Li-Li like her
own daughter. She kept telling friends and relatives that Li-Li was the
best daughter-in-law one could ever find. Li-Li and her
mother-in-law were now treating each other like a real mother and
daughter. Li-Li's husband was very happy to see what was
happening.

One day, Li-Li came to see Mr. Huang and asked for his help again. She
said, "Dear Mr. Huang, please help me to keep the poison
from killing my mother-in-law! She's changed into such a nice woman, and
I lov! e her like my own mother. I do not want her to die
because of the poison I gave her."

Mr. Huang smiled and nodded his head. "Li-Li, there's nothing to worry
about. I never gave you any poison. The herbs I gave you
were vitamins to improve her health. The only poison was in your mind
and your attitude toward her, but that has been all washed
away by the love which you gave to her."

MORAL: have you ever realised that how you treat others is exactly how
they will treat you? There is a wise Chinese saying: 'The
person who loves others will also be loved in return.'
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Very nice.. keep going strong rman!
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I second that, these are awesome posts to read
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