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Risk taking at times useful
John F Williams | 03 Jan 2012

Taking more risks in life opens more opportunities for us.

THERE ARE 2 seeds namely A and B who narrate their story as under:


Seed A: I want to grow. I want to send my roots deep into the soil beneath me, and push my sprouts through the earth’s crust above me. I want to unfurl my tender buds like banners to announce the arrival of spring season; I want to feel the warmth of the Sun and the blessing of the Morning Dew on my Petals.


And so Seed A grew gloriously since it had a positive attitude.


Seed B: I am afraid. If I send my roots into the ground below me, I don’t know what I will encounter in the dark. If I push my way through the hard soil above me, I may damage my delicate sprouts. What if I let my buds open and a snail tries to eat them? And if I were to open my blossoms, a small child may pull me from the ground. No, it is much better for me to wait inside the soil until it is safe. And so B waited.


A Hen scratching around in the ground for food found the waiting seed and promptly ate it. And so Seed B faded away.


The gist of the story is to take risk at times for better opening/ opportunity in our lives .Risk taking does not come again and again. Avail it and gain it.