CPA EXAM CLUB

The CPA Exam community & online study group to help you pass!

Posted in Motivation Group by Divya Govil

nice motivational story I came across:

FACE DIFFICULTIES POSITIVELY:
This parable is told of a farmer who owned an old mule. The mule fell into the farmer’s well. The farmer heard the mule praying or whatever mules do when they fall into wells. After carefully assessing the situation, the farmer sympathized with the mule, but decided that neither the mule nor the well was worth the trouble of saving. Instead, he called his neighbors together, told them what had happened, and enlisted them to help haul dirt to bury the old mule in the well and put him out of his misery.
Initially the old mule was hysterical! But as the farmer and his neighbors continued shoveling and the dirt hit his back, a thought struck him. It suddenly dawned on him that every time a shovel load of dirt landed on his back, HE WOULD SHAKE IT OFF AND STEP UP!
This he did, blow after blow. “Shake it off and step up… shake it off and step up…shake it off and step up!” He repeated to encourage himself. No matter how painful the blows, or how distressing the situation seemed, the old mule fought panic and just kept right on SHAKING IT OFF AND STEPPING UP!
It wasn’t long before the old mule, battered and exhausted, stepped triumphantly over the wall of that well! What seemed like it would bury him actually helped him . . . all because of the manner in which he handled his adversity.
THAT’S LIFE! If we face our problems and respond to them positively, and refuse to give in to panic, bitterness, or self-pity.
Author Unknown

Views: 40

Tags: difficulties, failure, inspiration, motivation, panic, positive, success

Comment

You need to be a member of CPA EXAM CLUB to add comments!

Join CPA EXAM CLUB

Latest Activity

Noah Kiplimo Kipchaui updated their profile
Mar 1

Members

Videos

© 2019   Created by CPA Exam Club.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service