A few shovel loads later, the farmer finally looked down the well. You decide whether you will allow the hurt to make you a bitter or a better person. Paul went and brought sticks to buttress, fuel and enhance the fire. And finally, the donkey gave the farmer who tried to bury him a good kicking.
Initially, the old mule was hysterical! They each grabbed a shovel and began to shovel dirt into the well. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world. It is time to get up, shake it off, and go again.
We cannot shake it loose from our memory. It is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than failures, than successes, than what other people think or say or do.
After carefully assessing the situation, the farmer sympathized with the mule, but decided that neither the mule nor the well was worth the trouble of saving. We must divorce oneself from failure. And so it is with you -- we are in charge of our Attitudes.
When I taught school some of the faster learners were quick to learn and as quick to forget. David also knew that leadership had a price. Each time they would throw a shovel full of dirt on his back he could shake it off and step up.
Some of the slower learners when the idea was grasped would never forget the lesson. You decide where you want to grow in life, the direction you want your life to take. To work they went. He could have planned their death.
No matter how painful the blows or distressing the situation seemed, the old mule fought panic and just kept right on shaking it off and stepping up. Do you have the power within you? Shake It Off and Step Up! They had suffered a shipwreck and nearly died.
Heaven is your home. Life is going to shovel dirt on you, all kinds of dirt. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill.
I love this story about the farmer that wanted to bury the dumb old mule and persistence won. Just Give Up and Die. Free your heart from hatred — Forgive. Just remember that there is only one way to coast and that is down hill.Dec 06, · Shake It Off!
and Step Up Paul was amongst prisoner’s being taken to Rome. They had suffered a shipwreck and nearly died. When they were, downcast, depressed, in deep despair on the sea and refused food for long because of the hopeless situation, it was Paul who encouraged them to eat and share.
Apr 24, · When life seems unfair and hopeless, use the story of the donkey, shake it off and step up!/5(94). and just kept right on SHAKING IT OFF AND STEPPING UP! You're right! It wasn't long before the old mule, battered and exhausted, STEPPED TRIUMPHANTLY OVER THE WALL OF THAT WELL!
shake it off and step up A very old mule and his grandson were trying to make their way up a very steep and rocky mountain. They were loaded down with heavy camping gear and this made the climb and the footing that much tougher.
Shake it off and step up! The mule fell into the farmer's well. After carefully assessing the situation, the farmer sympathized with the mule, but decided that neither the mule nor the well was worth the trouble of saving.
Positive Inspirational Persistence Stories Shake it off and take a step up. One day a farmer's donkey fell into an abandoned well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do.Download