Shake It Off

September 7, 2016 in Personal Growth by improve-your-life

This is a parable that I heard years ago.  I have used it often with my work with individuals who are facing struggles that appear to be insurmountable.  I’ll paraphrase it here.  “One day a farmer’s donkey fell down into an old well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do.  Finally, he decided the donkey 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 Full Article [...]