A Story that will Motivate you!

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There is a nice Chinese fable which goes something like this:

A farmer once planted a bamboo seed on to the ground and then the watered
and fertilizers on to it took care of it for the whole growing season. At
the end of the season the farmer noticed that the seed did not
germinate and did not show up any signs of a sprout so much as an
inch off the ground.

Without losing hope he kept on watering it for the second season and
took care of it. Still nothing happened. This went on for the next two
seasons and on the fifth season the farmer noticed that the seed
germinated and grew into a bamboo tree as high as ninety feet in
about six weeks.

The moral of the story is that no matter how worse you think your
predicament is, don’t give up hope. Keep at your work, you may never
know you are actually on the path for success and that might just be
around the corner. Had the farmer lost hope and picked the seed out
of the ground he would have lost the tree but he did not and he kept
his patience and got his reward for it at the end of the firth year.
#motivate #story
  • Profile picture of the author sureyea
    Thanks for the great story
    its really motivating me
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  • Profile picture of the author dardar
    A bus station is where a bus stops.
    A train station is where train stops.
    On my desk, I have a work station....
    what more can I say..........

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  • Profile picture of the author helpmefindmyself
    That's a nice story. It's sometimes easy to lose sight of what we're doing. My mum used to dig up an onion she had just planted to see if it was growing yet. The onion never did grow.
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  • Profile picture of the author gentryliving
    Very nice story! I am going to share this story to my friends. I like it!
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  • Profile picture of the author Tjalling
    Thanks guys, this is the best story for me to always keep me motivated! Some day we'll pick the big fruit!
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  • Profile picture of the author ProAffiliate01
    This story is very helpful. Perseverance is key and so is opportunity. We have to take chances sometimes and never give up.
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  • Profile picture of the author tagie
    Have to agree great story - not having a good day today but this helped
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  • Profile picture of the author Repins
    Patience is virtue! Great story.
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  • Profile picture of the author QuelThalas
    be more patient on what you do and never give up. wonderful~!
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  • Profile picture of the author WalterW
    This one is good, as saying says : Good coming with wait
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  • Profile picture of the author zenji
    Very inspirational and true. Been there as well
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    • Profile picture of the author saisuresh98
      Dude...great inspirational one,no matter what happens just believe in your work,it doesn't go waste without giving you sweet fruits
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  • Profile picture of the author jay walters
    Nice story. You don't really know how long the roots is and when it starts to grows it will surely grow faster every day. Like planting your business or your company. It sure takes a lot of patience and hard work. And in the end, whatever you sow you will surely reap and enjoy the harvest.
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  • Profile picture of the author vinness
    it gave me a boost! thanks.
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  • Profile picture of the author Gary Ning Lo
    Great story..

    Thanks for the share

    Cheers,

    Gary
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