An American Indian tells about a brave who found an eagle's egg and put it into the nest of a Prairie Chicken. The eaglet hatched with the brood of chicks and grew up with them.
All its life, the changeling eagle, thinking it was a prairie chicken, did what the prairie chickens did. It scratched in the dirt for seeds and insects to eat. It clucked and cackled. And it flew in a brief thrashing of wings and flurry of feathers no more than a few feet off the ground. After all, that's how prairie chickens were supposed to fly.
Years passed. And the changeling eagle grew very old. One day, it saw a magnificent bird far above in the cloudless sky. Hanging with graceful majesty on the powerful wind currents, it soared with scarcely a beat of its strong golden wings.
"What a beautiful bird!" said the changeling eagle to its neighbor. "What is it?"
"That's an eagle - the chief of the birds," the neighbor clucked. "But don't give it a second thought. You could never be like him."
So the changeling eagle never gave it a second thought and it died thinking it was a prairie chicken.
Bits & Pieces
Rays Note: Will you give yourself a second thought?
Will you fly with the Eagles because you can or will you be held back thinking that you can't... (Like the Eagle who was convinced he was a Prairie Chicken)
It's your life... but remember... If you want to become the person you want to become... you have to make that first step and every step thereafter until you become that person.
If you don't or won't change remaining the same and never bettering yourself (never rising up like an Eagle)
How many Eagles will we have on our team today?... only time will tell!
Will you be an Eagle? I hope so!
I want to be an Eagle!
Ray Brookwell - My Spark Name is Jukebox2
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