The Garbage Truck Theory

Love this story. Great reminder. Don’t let others moods turn yours sour!

NirvanaPeace

One day I hopped in a taxi and we took off for the airport. We were driving in the right lane when suddenly a black car jumped out of a parking space right in front of us. My taxi driver slammed on his brakes, skidded, and missed the other car by just inches! The driver of the other car whipped his head around and started yelling at us. My taxi driver just smiled and waved at the guy. And I mean he was really friendly. So I asked, ‘Why did you just do that? This guy almost ruined your car and sent us to the hospital!’

This is when my taxi driver taught me what I now call, “The Garbage Truck Theory.” He explained that many people are like garbage trucks. They run around full of garbage, full of frustration, full of anger, and full of disappointment. As their garbage…

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6 thoughts on “The Garbage Truck Theory

  1. Ms. Ruth, when did this blog birth? How come Susan knew about it? Oh well–probably wasn’t paying attention on Facebook, but hope you didn’t TELL me and I forgot to come here!! Loved the story…thinking of you…

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