The Obstacle In Our Path

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In ancient times, a king had a boulder placed on a roadway. Then he hid himself and watched to see if anyone would remove the huge rock. Some of the king’s wealthiest merchants and courtiers came by and simply walked around it. Many loudly blamed the king for not keeping the road clear, but none did anything about getting the big stone out of the way.

Then a peasant came along carrying a load of vegetables. On approaching the boulder, the peasant laid down his burden and tried to move the stone to the side of the road. After much pushing and straining, he finally succeeded.

As the peasant picked up his load of vegetables, he noticed a purse lying on the road where the boulder had been. The purse contained many gold coins and a note from the king indicating that the gold was for the person who removed the boulder from the roadway.


The peasant learned what many others never understand. Every obstacle presents an opportunity to improve one’s condition.
 

Opportunities do not come with their values stamped upon them. ~Maltbie Babcock.




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  1. Learn pengajaran dlm cerita ni..nice story then MM :)

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  2. ala...bhs omputih ler plak. mls sey nk baca. hahahahaha :P

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