Tuesday, June 10, 2008

The moral of the story is.....

A Farmer and His Donkey

One day a farmer’s donkey fell into a well. The jackass cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally, the farmer decided the donkey was too old and the well needed to be covered up anyway; it just wasn’t worth it to retrieve the donkey. He invited his neighbors to come over to help him. They each grabbed a shovel and began shoveling dirt into the well. At first the donkey realized what was going on and cried horribly. Then to everyone’s amazement, he quieted down. A few shovel loads later, the farmer looked down into the well. He was astonished at what he saw. With each shovel full of dirt that hit is back, the donkey was doing something amazing, something remarkable. He would shake it off and take a step up. Shake it off and take a step up. As the farmer and his neighbors continued to shovel dirt on top of the animal, the donkey would shake it off and take a step up. Pretty soon, everyone was astonished as the donkey stepped over the edge of the well and happily trotted off! Now life is going to shovel dirt on you, sometimes lots of dirt. But the trick to get along well is to shake it off and take a step up. Shake it off and take a step up. Shake it off and take a step up. Each of our troubles is a stepping stone. If you look at it this way, then we can get out of our deepest wells just by not stopping, never giving up, and shaking it off and taking a step up.

5 Simple Steps To Being Happy

So are you ready to shake it off and take a step up?

1. Free your heart from hatred-And forgive
2. Free your mind from worries-Most things never happen
3. Live simply and appreciate what you have
4. Give more
5. Expect less

End of the story….

The donkey came back later and bit the heck out of the farmer. Unfortunately, the gashes from the bites became severely infected, and farmer became very sick.

Moral of the story…

When you do something wrong and try to cover your ass, it’s always going to come right back and bite you!

Shake it off and take a step up!

Story from Alex Mandossian at alexmandossian.com

1 comment:

  1. Indeed... shake it off and move up.

    I love it.



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