A group of students were asked to list what they thought were the
> present "Seven Wonders of the World."
> Though there were some disagreements, the following received the
> 1. Egypt's Great Pyramids
> 2. Taj Mahal
> 3. Grand Canyon
> 4. Panama Canal
> 5. Empire State Building
> 6. St. Peter's Basilica
> 7. China's Great Wall
> While gathering the votes, the teacher noted that one student had
> finished her paper yet. So she asked the girl if she was having
> trouble with her list. The girl replied, "Yes, a little. I
> quite make up my mind because there were so many."
> The teacher said, "Well, tell us what you have, and maybe we can
> The girl hesitated, then read, "I think the 'Seven Wonders of the
> World' are:
> 1. to see
> 2. to hear
> 3. to touch
> 4. to taste
> 5. to feel
> 6. to laugh
> 7. and to love."
> The room was so quiet you could have heard a pin drop.
> The things we overlook as simple and ordinary and that we take for
> granted are truly wondrous! A gentle reminder -- that the most
> precious things in life cannot be built by hand or bought by man.