The Teacher put a large bowl in front of his students without saying a word.
First he filled in some
Then some smaller
and then some
And at last he filled up the spare space in the bowl with
"So, what do you see here?", he asked his students.
"First we have the golf balls. Those are the important things in life.
The big things, but there are not so much of them.
Then we have the smaller balls. That are the smaller things in life. They seem not to be that important, but if you forget about them you can´t fill the whole bowl.
And then there is the sand. The tiny things in life that fill our day. But if you fill in the sand first you won´t have any space for the golfballs left,
the teacher said.
"And what is the coffee for?", one of the students asked.
The Teacher smiled. "The coffee should remind you of the fact, that there is
this is a text that I found on someones myspace-page, but I don´t know where it´s originally from.
However, it´s still so true. :)