Friday, September 20, 2013

......"JUST LOOK UP!"

                    THE  BUZZARD

If  you put a buzzard in a pen that is 6 feet by 8  feet and is entirely open at the top, the bird,  in spite of its ability to fly, will be an  absolute prisoner.
The  reason is that a buzzard always begins a flight  from the ground with a run of 10 to 12  feet.  Without space to run, as is its  habit, it will not even attempt to fly,but will  remain a prisoner for life in a small jail with  no top.

The  ordinary bat that flies around at night, a  remarkable nimble creature in the air,cannot  take off from a level place.
If  it is placed on the floor or flat ground, all it  can do is shuffle about helplessly and,no doubt,  painfully, until it reaches some slight  elevation from which it can throw itself into  the air.
Then,  at once, it takes off like a  flash.

A  bumblebee, if dropped into an open tumbler, will  be there until it dies, unless it is taken  out.  It never sees the means of escape at  the top, but persists in trying to find some way  out through the sides near the bottom.  It  will seek a way where none exists, until it  completely destroys itself.

In  many ways, we are like the buzzard, the bat, and  the bumblebee.  We struggle about with all  our problems and frustrations, never realizing  that all we have to do is look  up!
That's  the answer, the escape route and the solution to  any problem....
just  look up!

-------------------------------------------Sorrow  looks back,
Worry  looks around,
But  faith looks up!
Live  simply,
love  generously,
care  deeply,
speak  kindly, and
trust  in our Creator,
who  loves us.

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