What is the longest amount of time anyone has ever slept?

Saw this post somewhere and i found it so shocking and funny, I hope you like it.

In 2012, Li Xiufeng who was then 95 was declared dead by her villagers after several attempts to wake her failed

She was laid in her coffin on 19th February 2012 two days after she was pronounced dead.

As part of their tradition, the coffin was left open in her house for friends and family to pay their final respects. All her belongings were also burnt as part of the tradition.

The proposed date for the burial was on the 24th of the same month.

A day before the burial the relatives were terrified when they discovered her body was no longer in the coffin. They searched and found her cooking in the kitchen.

When she was found she said:

“I slept for a long time. After waking up, I felt so hungry and wanted to cook something to eat.

“I pushed the lid for a long time to climb out.”

Humility makes the difference

I remembered an incident that happened when I went to seat for an external examination 6 years ago.

I was up by 6.am, did my house chores, took a bath and headed for my examination. The distance was quite far, I was wondering how I could make it to the venue on time.

Got to the venue after an hour, and I saw that they were trying to put the place in order to enable collect students data for registration before the exam. Perhaps a number had already been given to those that came earlier.

Not knowing what to do, I just stood and took a gaze at what was happening, and the time of my exam was very close.

A lady came out and asked if someone could help her sweep her office, I quickly volunteered without wasting time, she took me inside and I did the sweeping, then I was about leaving, she called me back and asked for my name which I told her, she asked me why I was standing earlier, so I told her my plight.

5 minutes later she came to assemble us according to our numbers, remember I had no number, she called my name and asked me to come to the front, that my humility had bought me a place on the quee, and I was the first to enter the hall and finally I wrote my exam and went home.

What interesting thing did you read today?

Saw this somewhere,I decided to share it here, I hope you find fascinating.


A father said to his daughter “You have graduated with honors, here is a car I bought many years ago. It is pretty old now. But before I give it to you, take it to the used car lot downtown and tell them I want to sell it and see how much they offer you for it.

The daughter went to the used car lot, returned to her father and said, “They offered me $1,000 because the said it looks pretty worn out.”

The father said, now “Take it to the pawn shop.” The daughter went to the pawn shop, returned to her father and said,”The pawn shop offered only $100 because it is an old car.”

The father asked his daughter to go to a car club now and show them the car. The daughter then took the car to the club, returned and told her father,” Some people in the club offered $100,000 for it because it’s a Nissan Skyline R34, it’s an iconic car and sought by many collectors”

Now the father said this to his daughter, “The right place values you the right way,” If you are not valued, do not be angry, it means you are in the wrong place.

Those who know your value are those who appreciate you……Never stay in a place where no one sees your value.
~Know your worth~

FAMILY

I have been reading through some stories about family relationship and I felt a nudge to write about it today, I hope you find it interesting.

There’s no doubt that the relationship you have with members of your immediate family and with your spouse are the most important ones in your life.

The people closest to you form you, and are formed by you. That should be reason enough to value them.

When Mother Teresa received the Noble peace prize, she was asked, “What can we do to promote world peace?” Her answer:

Go home and love your family.

If you want to make a positive impact, no matter how far-reaching, start at home. Treat your family members like treasures.

When you have a strong family life, you receive the message that you’re loved, cared for, and important. The positive intake of love, affection and respect….gives you inner resources to deal with life more successfully.

KEEP HOPE ALIVE

I got up this morning, feeling sad, not knowing where to go from here, not knowing whom to run to for assistance. We all need help; be it mental help, spiritual help, psychological help, etc.

In the midst of all these, all I can hear is peace be still. Sometimes it’s difficult to pretend nothing is going on in your life, when things are falling apart, sometimes it’s hard to stop the tears from dropping, when shading a tear is the only way to ease off some pains.

But if you can just learn to hang on in there, you’ll be alright. Keep hope alive, keep pushing, it might not look like it right now, but soon, it will make sense and you would be glad you waited.

If there is nothing going wrong with your life, there’s nothing going right in your life.

Keep the hope alive, remember the storm doesn’t last forever, you’ll be fine.

isolation is dangerous

The world is dangerous and enemies everywhere, everyone has to protect themselves.

A fortress seems the safest. But isolation exposes you to more dangers than it protects you from, it cuts you off from valuable information, it makes you conspicuous and an easy target.

Better to circulate among people, find allies, mingle. You are shielded from your enemies by the crowd.

STAY STRONG 💪💪💪

We all face everyday battle to stay strong in the face of turbulent storms of life that creeps in to steal our joy, faith and happiness, to make us feel battered, shattered, scared and all those stuffs that manipulate our minds.

Staying strong may not be the most beautiful thing in the world, but its a virtue.

The tougher the storm, the bigger the strength, you’ll win if you stay strong.

DON’T GIVE UP, JUST HANG ON!!!

I was on transit traveling to go see my pals after the day work at the office. I was with two bags, held one in arms then dropped one beside the driver, I wasn’t sure of what I was thinking, I was not doing anything with my phone either. Just seated, feeding my eyes with some beautiful edifices my eyes could catch.

Finally I got to a terminal close to my destination, I alighted and the bus took off. 10mins later, I felt like something was missing because I had boarded another cab heading to my destination.

OMG, I had left one of my bags behind, I screamed and asked the driver if he could turn back and chase the vehicle. He quickly turned and accelerated, trying to catch up with the bus.

At that point, I was just wondering what I was gonna do if anything happens to that bag, worst was that I left my other device and wallet inside the bag, all those thoughts made me want to slap the hell out of me.

I quickly put myself together and followed the bus, took me about an hour to get to the bus and I finally recoverd my bag with everything inside untouched, I quickly went back home.

Life has taught me to see good in every situation, even when nothing is certain.

I left every other thought that was popping out from my head and I focused on getting my stuff back. I kept every regret aside, every negative thought that tried to be a scourge on my journey to recovering my stuff. I sat down very quiet, not giving up on my bag even though the possibility of losing the bag was just staring at me, I chose to hang on, and of course my patience paid off and I got my stuff back.