Roderick Dyette

The Farmer’s Donkey by: Roderick Earl Dyette

One day a farmer’s donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally he decided the animal 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 cover up and help him. They all grabbed a shovel and began to shovel dirt into the well. At first, the donkey realized what was happening and cried horribly. Then, to everyone’s amazement, he quited down.
A few shovels load later, the farmer finally looked down the well, and was astonished at what he saw. With every shovel of dirt that hit his back, the donkey was doing something amazing. He would shake it off and take a step up.
As the farmer’s neighbor continued to shovel dirt on top of the animal, he would shake it off and take a step up. Pretty soon, everyone was amazed as the donkey stepped up over the edge of the well and trotted off!
Lesson:
Life is going to shovel dirt. The trick to getting out of the well is to shake it off and take a step up. Each of our troubles is a stepping stone. We can get out of the deepest wells just by not stopping, never give up! shake it off and take a step up! *** REMEMBER ***
The 5 simple rules to be happy:
1. Free your heart from hatred.
2. Free your mind from worries
3. Live simply
4. Give more
5. Expect less
Conclusion:
The donkey later came back and kicked the heck out of the farmer that tried to bury him. So remember, what goes around, comes around!
Love keep you and God stay with you.

Roderick Dyette #1111137 @Jpay.com
Nottoway correctional center
P.O.Box 488
Burkeville Va 23891

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