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Rich R.
05-24-2002, 05:46 AM
Some one sent this to me and I thought I would share.
I hope you all enjoy it.
Rich R.


Subject: Fw: If at first you don't suceed....

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 neighbors 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 and was astonished at what he saw. With every 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 neighbors 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 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 stepping stone.

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.
2. Free your mind from worries.
3. Live simply.
4. Give more.
5. Expect less.

P.S.: The donkey later came back and kicked THE [censored] out of the ba$tard that tried burying him. So remember: When you try to cover your ass, it always comes back to get you.

CarolNYC
05-24-2002, 06:26 AM
Hey Rich,
I recieved that also-heres some words:
1-"There is NEVER a problem, only a solution!"
2-"The DIRT comes out in the wash!"
3-If you are asking someone a question and their eyes look down to the left, they are lying!
4-If there eyes look up to the right, they are recalling and probably telling the truth!
Have a nice day!
Carol