I read a story about Henry Ford asking a young
automotive engineer to name his chief ambition in life.
The young man replied that he wanted to be very rich.
Everything else was secondary.
A day or two later, Mr. Ford handed him a small package.
When it was unwrapped, there was a pair of eye glasses. Where the glass
lenses should have been, there was a pair of silver dollars.
Mr. Ford ordered, “Put these on. Now what do you see?”
“Nothing,” the man replied. “The money blocks out
Maybe you should rethink that ambition of yours,” said
the great industrialist. He then walked away.
If someone filled the lenses of your glasses with the
most important thing in your life, what would you see?
Think about it!