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A Dose Of Motivation with The Motivator - A motivational lesson from a frog

21 Jul 2016 at 20:59hrs | Views
A group of frogs were traveling through the woods, and two of them fell into a deep pit. All the other frogs gathered around the pit. When they saw how deep the pit was, they told the two frogs that they were as good as dead. The two frogs ignored them and tried to jump out of the pit with all their might.

The other frogs kept telling them to stop, and that they were as good as dead. Finally, one of the frogs took heed to what the other frogs were saying and gave up. He fell down and died. The other frog continued to jump up as high as he could. Once again, the crowd of frogs yelled at him to stop the pain and just die.

He jumped even harder and higher until finally he made it out. When he got out, the other frogs said, "Didn't you hear us?" The frog explained to them that he was deaf. He thought that they were encouraging him the entire time. -------  Author Unknown Lessons to be learnt.

1. There is power of life and death in the tongue. An encouraging word to someone who is down can lift them up and help them make it through the day.

2. A destructive word to someone who is down can be what it takes to kill him or her.

3. Be careful what you say. Speak life to those who cross your path.

4. It helps a lot to be deaf to people who talk negatively.

Source - Mthokozisi Gwizi
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