PARABLE OF THE FROG THAT JUMPED TO FREEDOM

Two frogs were hopping along having a friendly conversation when they unexpectedly hopped into a deep well.  They jumped and jumped but could not jump out of the deep well.  Thus, they started to yell for help. A group of frogs came hopping by, heard the yelling, and looked into the well.  It looked like an impossible situation.  They concluded that the well was too deep for the two trapped frogs to escape and told them to give up and stop jumping.  It was useless to keep trying. However, the two frogs would not give up.  They kept jumping.  The … Continue reading PARABLE OF THE FROG THAT JUMPED TO FREEDOM

A WORM TAUGHT ME A LESSON

I watched a worm today. It crawled across my driveway. Such persistence, I thought. The sun was pounding the driveway with sweltering summer heat, making the cement hot and dry. But the worm crawled anyway, inch by inch. Such determination, I thought. I guess it could have waited until the cool of the night. But it chose to not delay. No putting till tomorrow what it could do today. Such discipline, I thought. I needed the lesson the worm taught me today as it crawled with such purpose across my driveway. There are things I need to get done, things … Continue reading A WORM TAUGHT ME A LESSON