Inspiration for the coming New Year

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Cherokee, Dec 15, 2005.

  1. Cherokee

    Cherokee

    111
    Nov 27, 2005
    Alabama
    Be sure you “SOAR WITH THE EAGLES”

    There's an old fable that talks about a man who found an eagle's egg and put it in a nest of a barnyard hen. The eagle hatched with the brood of chicks and grew up with them. All his life, the eagle did what the barnyard chicks did, thinking he was a barnyard chicken.

    He scratched the earth for worms and insects. He clucked and cackled. And he would thrash his wings and fly a few feet in the air.

    Years passed and the eagle grew very old. One day he saw a magnificent bird above him in the cloudless sky. It glided in graceful majesty among powerful wind currents, with scarcely a beat of its strong golden wings. The old eagle looked up in awe. "Who's that?" he asked. "That's the eagle, the king of the birds," said his neighbor. "He belongs to the sky. We belong to the earth-- we're chickens."

    So the eagle lived and died a chicken, for that's what he thought he was.

    How sad when we who are children of the King live as chickens when we could fly with the eagles.

    Anonymous


    Best wishes to all for the holidays, :smile:
    Cherokee
     
  2. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Very good point. :smile:
     
  3. Thank you, Cherokee. A good story.

    In this Cafe, I am the chicken among the eagles (and I always think I can soar high with all others one day).

    Merry Christmas
     
  4. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    To true.. Have seen that story somewhere before.
    Thanks
    Think we all need to remember it more often. :>))

    Merry christmas.
     
  5. This is kind of a takeoff of the old adage "It's hard to soar with the eagles when you are surrounded by turkeys." I agree and hope that each of us can reach our potential.
     
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