A group of frogs were travelling through the woods, and two of
fell into a deep pit. All the other frogs gathered around the
When they saw how deep the pit was, they told the unfortunate
they would never get out.
The two frogs ignored the comments and tried to jump up out of
pit. The other frogs kept telling them to stop, that they were as
good as dead.
Finally, one of the frogs took heed to what the other frogs
and simply gave up. He fell down and died.
The other frog
to jump as hard as he could.
Once again, the crowd of frogs yelled at him to stop the pain
suffering and just die. He jumped even harder and finally made
When he got out, the other frogs asked him, "Why did you
Didn't you hear us?"
The frog explained to them that he was deaf. He thought
encouraging him the entire time.
The power of words ... it is sometimes hard to understand that
encouraging word can go such a long way. Anyone can speak
tend to rob another of the spirit to continue in difficult times.
is the individual who will take the time to encourage another.
Be special to others. Send this to someone you like.