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Inspirational Lessons

The 'WOW' Things That Happen From Time To Time That    Inspire And Motivate 

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Obstacles In Our Path

In ancient times, a King had a boulder placed on a roadway. He then 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 the rock. Many others loudly blamed the King for not keeping the roads clear, but nobody did anything about moving the stone out of the way.

A peasant eventually came along carrying a large load of vegetables. Upon approaching the boulder, the peasant laid down his burden and tried to move the stone to the side of the road. After much pushing, shoving and straining, he finally succeeded in moving the boulder out of the way.

Once the peasant had picked up his load of vegetables, he noticed a purse lying in the road where the boulder had previously been. The purse was filled with a large amount of 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 of us never understand! In every obstacle we are presented with an opportunity. What we need to do is to take on the obstacle in order to be rewarded.

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