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Life's Lessons 101

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Life's Lessons 101

There once was a bunch of tiny frogs ...
who arranged a running competition.
The goal was to reach the top of a VERY high tower.
A big crowd had gathered around the tower to see the race
and to cheer on the contestants ...
The race began ... Honestly ...
no one in the crowd really believed that the tiny frogs
would reach the top of the tower.
You heard statements such as:
"Oh, WAY too difficult!!"
"They will NEVER make it to the top."
"Not a chance that they will succeed. The tower is too high!"
The tiny frogs began collapsing. One by one ...
except for those who, in a fresh tempo,
were climbing higher and higher.
The crowd, however, continued to yell,
"It is too difficult!!! No one will make it!"
More tiny frogs got tired and gave up ...
But ONE of them continued higher and higher and higher ...
This one wouldn't give up!
At the end, everyone else had given up climbing the tower,
except for the one tiny frog who, after a big effort,
was the only one who reached the top!
THEN all of the other tiny frogs, naturally,
wanted to know how this ONE frog managed to do it??
A contestant asked another tiny frog
how the one who succeeded had found
the strength to reach the goal?
It turned out
that the winner was DEAF!!!!
...The Wisdom of This Story Is...

Never listen to other people's tendencies
to be negative or pessimistic
because they can take your most wonderful dreams and wishes
away from you ... the ones you have in your heart!
Always think of the power that words have,
because everything you hear and read will affect your actions!
Be DEAF when people tell YOU that
YOU can not fulfill YOUR dreams!
And always keep thinking: I CAN DO THIS!
~Author Unknown

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
MONAKIN314 5/22/2012 9:13AM


Thank you for sharing!

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DDOORN 5/21/2012 1:52PM

    Thx for the reminder of that gem! :-)


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CHUBRUB3 5/21/2012 12:52PM

    Oh Lita I just love this one!
It is so true that other's doubts and negativityl hold us back, we need to become 'deaf' to thier defeatism and only listen to ourselves telling us we can.

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CATIATM 5/21/2012 12:37PM

    Hear, hear! emoticon (Like my little pun? hee hee) emoticon

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TRYINGHARD1948 5/21/2012 8:22AM

    Excellent advice.

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NIGHTSKYSTAR 5/21/2012 6:29AM

    Love love love this thank you Lita!!

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WILLOW49 5/20/2012 10:43PM

    Thanks for sharing! Just what I needed today!

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AQUAGIRL08 5/20/2012 8:19PM

    This is just what I needed to read today. Thank you so much for sharing it! How could you possible have known?

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CHEFMOM1199 5/20/2012 8:18PM

  WOW!!! I needed that completely positive kick in the pants!! Truly motivating!

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SHARON10002 5/20/2012 7:51PM

    Great motivation, Lita! It's so hard to "tune out" comments sometimes.

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