A Donkey and a Hole

Last Update: May 25, 2016

I am not sure of exactly how the story goes, but I am going to try and make the best of it. An owner gets disgusted with his Donkey and throws him into a hole. The owner starts throwing dirt into the hole onto the Donkey to bury him alive. Each shovel of dirt carries a death sentence for the Donkey, you'd think. But, as the owner throws the dirt into the hole, the Donkey shakes it of his back and uses the dirt to go higher and higher in the hole until he was able to get out and run off. The Donkey finds another owner who treats him right and the Donkey has purpose once again. The moral of the story is: Every failure is just like that dirt, but if you shake off failure it will bring you higher and higher until you run off into success. No matter what, persevere.

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MKearns Premium
I've heard this in another post. Here's another one. This father and his son were clearing wood and putting it in the back of their pickup truck. It started to snow and they were miles from home. The boy asked his father "with all that wood the load is so heavy we'll never get out of here". But when the truck got going, it excelled in traction and passed many a stuck vehicle.
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MyraBeth Premium
Haven't heard this story before. Thanks. That is an encouraging story.
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pjannetti Premium
Thanks.
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JudeP Premium
Keep on keeping on :)
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mzalusky Premium
That's the truth
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holly68 Premium
Great story Peter! Thanks for this motivational story. I like it.
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pjannetti Premium
You are Welcome, thank you for the feedback.
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