Story No. 99 – Always thankful to god
Arthur Ashe, the legendary Wimbledon player was dying of AIDS. From world over, he received
letters from his fans, one of which conveyed: “Why does GOD have to select you for such a bad
To this Arthur Ashe replied: The world over
5 Crore children start playing tennis,
50 Lakh learn to play tennis,
5 Lakh learn professional tennis,
50,000 come to the circuit,
5000 reach the grand slam,
50 reach Wimbledon,
4 to semi final,
2 to the finals,
When I was holding a cup I never asked GOD “Why me?”.
And today in pain I should not be asking GOD “Why me?”
Be thankful to GOD for 98% of good things in life.