Wednesday, October 08, 2008


One day a farmer's donkey fell down into a well.

The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried

 to figure out what to do.

Finally, he decided the animal was old, and the well needed 

to be covered up anyway;

it just wasn't worth it to retrieve the donkey.

He invited all his neighbors to come over and help him.

They all grabbed a shovel and began to shovel dirt into the well.

At first, the donkey realized what was happening and cried horribly.

Then, to everyone's amazement he quieted down.

A few shovel loads later, the farmer finally looked down the well.
He was astonished at what he saw.

With each shovel of dirt that hit his back, the donkey was doing something amazing.

He would shake it off and take a step up. 

As the farmer's neighbors continued to shovel dirt on top of the animal,

he would shake it off and take a step up.

Pretty soon, everyone was amazed as the donkey

stepped up over the edge of the well and happily trotted off!


Life is going to shovel dirt on you, all kinds of dirt.

The trick to getting out of the well is to shake it off and take a step up.

Each of our troubles is a stepping stone.

We can get out of the deepest wells just by not stopping, never giving up!
Shake it off and take a step up.

Remember the five simple rules to be happy:
1. Free your heart from hatred - Forgive.
2. Free your mind from worries - Most never happens.
3. Live simply and appreciate what you have.
4. Give more.
5. Expect less from people but more from God.



Ian's mom said...

Thank you Yen atas sharingnya... bener tuch...itu yg kita harus inget setiap kita jatuh yah...

Gildo said...

Ya, sure, the life is beautiful but no easy because sometime......
See you (hasta la vista)

Anonymous said...

thanks for sharing this story, yen.
it's very inspiring...
so when troubles come, just shake it off and take a step up, yahh...

sori baru sempet mampir, yen... sampe borongan gw komennya... hehehe...

mom4kids said...

kalau semuanya bisa di praketekan hidup ini emang lebih gampang yah ...hehe

veny said...

g suka baca moral story yah itung2 remind us .
soale kdg kita kebablasan , suka melenceng ..