A Story How Challenges And Hardships Make You Strong
An eight-year-old boy went to his grandfather and proudly announced,
“I am going to be very successful when I grow up. Can you give me any tips on
how to get there?”
The grandfather nodded, and without saying a word, took the boy by the hand and
walked him to a nearby plant nursery.
There, the two of them chose and purchased two small saplings.
They returned home and planted one of them in the back yard.
The other sapling was placed in a pot and kept indoors.
“Which one do you think will be the most successful in the future?” asked the
The boy thought for a moment and said, “The indoor tree.
It’s protected and safe while the outdoor one has to cope with the elements.”
The grandfather shrugged his shoulders and said, “We’ll see.”
The grandfather carefully tended to both plants and in a few years,
the boy, now a teenager came to visit.
“You never really answered my question from when I was a young boy.
How can I become successful when I grow up?” he asked.
Ego And The Waiting Vultures
Two Lions with inflated EGO, reached the pool at the same time to drink
Both of them wanted to have water first.
A ferocious fight to the finish as to who will drink water first, broke out.
Soon they were bloodied all over.
It is then they saw Vultures flying over them, looking down hungrily. Soon they
realized their folly, stopped the fight and started Drinking water TOGETHER.
Had they continued to fight, both of them would have been devoured by Vultures.
There is a Lesson for all of us to Learn in this short story.
TOGETHERNESS is Bliss. Together you Achieve More.
Pushed by Ego, when you fight with each other specially for petty things, always
remember, Vultures are waiting above or on the sidelines.
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