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    Pam B
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    The Buzzard, The Bat, And The Bumblebee

    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 BAT: 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.

    THE BUMBLEBEE: 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.

    PEOPLE: 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!

    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 you.

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    chassiewes
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    Neat, Pam!

    Chassie:musicnote

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    Don
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    :thumbsup:

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    riley90
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    I might have to print that one out for work.

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