The Riddle of the Man

Thursday, 11 September 2008, 10:53 | Category : Life
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Have you ever heard the riddle of the man, the bridge, and the boxes? The man had three boxes, each weighed five pounds. The man weighed 190. The bridge could only hold 200 pounds. How did the man cross the bridge with all his boxes?

He juggled. He always kept one box in the air.

The bridge is life. The boxes hold our feelings–our love, our joy, our pain, our loss. Everyone is crossing the bridge with more weight then we can bear. So we juggle.

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