One hot day, a thirsty crow flew all over the fields looking for water. For a long time, he could not find any. He felt very weak, almost lost all hope. Suddenly, he saw a water jug below the tree. He flew straight down to see if there was any water inside. Yes, he could see some water inside the jug!

The crow tried to push his head into the jug. Sadly, he found that the neck of the jug was too narrow. Then he tried to push the jug to tilt for the water to flow out but the jug was too heavy.

The crow thought hard for a while. Then looking around it, he saw some pebbles. he suddenly had a good idea. he started picking up the pebbles one by one, dropping each into the jug. As more and more pebbles filled the jug, the water level kept rising. Soon it was high enough for the crow to drink. His plan had worked!


Moral: Think and work hard, you may find solution to any problem.


I heard a John Denver song the other day and it reminded me of when I use to listen to him, sitting in my bed room as a teen. I also remembered I had sat crying one time trying to figure out how I was going to fix a problem. I don;t recall the problem, just the time I sat worrying. Now that time has ‘gone by’ new problems replace the old ones. Life is filled with problems and like drift wood on a river they go away as new ones come along.

have a quality day