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The Donkey

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Jeremy_C, Jan 20, 2006.

  1. Jeremy_C

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    Subject: FW: The Donkey


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    > 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 neighbours 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 neighbours 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 steppingstone. 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 happen.
    >
    > 3. Live simply and appreciate what you have.
    >
    > 4. Give more.
    >
    > 5. Expect less
    >
    > NOW --------
    >
    > Enough of that crap . . .
    >
    > The donkey later came back, and bit the **** out of
    > the farmer who had
    > tried to bury him. The gash from the bite got
    > infected, and the farmer
    > eventually died in agony from septic shock.
    >
    > MORAL FROM TODAY'S LESSON:
    > When you do something wrong, and try to cover your
    > ass, it always comes back
    > to bite you.
    >
    >
    > You have two choices...smile and close this page, or
    > pass this along to
    > someone else to spread the fun. I know what I did!


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  2. Jeremy_C

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    I doubt this is the FiRst time this has been posted...........:doah:
     
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    Probably been seen before.
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    I like it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    Simple advice we can all follow;)
     
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