Let us enjoy reading this story of Three Yellow Ducks And The Grapes
One afternoon smart Yellow Duck was walking through the forest and spotted a grapes vineyard.
“Just the thing to satisfy my thirst,” he thought.
Little Yellow Duck spent the whole afternoon indulging on grapes until eventually he got drunk and laid there naked to rest on its back.
Two of little Yellow Duck friends passed by saw him and started laughing at him, “you silly drunk Yellow Duck.”
They then noticed there were a few more grapes that were hanging from over a lofty branch.
“Just the thing to satisfy our thirst,” they thought.
Taking a few steps back, the Yellow Ducks jumped and just missed the hanging grapes. Again each in its turn took a few steps back and tried to reach them but still failed.
Finally, giving up, the Yellow Ducks turned up their nose and said, “They’re probably sour anyway,” and proceeded to walk away.
Smart Yellow Duck got up and said “Know your limits,” and laughed out loud.
WAIT! WAIT! WAIT!
Is this how you wish the story to end?
Some say that before the two young yellow ducks left Yellow Duck got up and said “Know your limits but never stop trying to exceed them”.
By the author:
From smart Yellow Duck we learn – Know your limits. Too much of everything is wrong and bad for you.
From the two young Yellow Ducks we learn that it’s easy to despise what you cannot have.
Human is filled with weaknesses and imperfections; these are especially true when it comes to drinking. In order to experience a much greater pleasure one must know how to enjoy; for example: two different persons are sitting to drink a vintage wine, one is a wine taster and the other is an alcoholic. Could we compare the way both enjoy their drink? The components of pleasure are not merely in the wine itself but also in the restraint, anticipation, appraisement and blessing. This is how it is with all life pleasures; the deeper you look and reflect of pleasure the more you enjoy it. One who masters and regulates his pleasure gains a better chance of enjoyment as a ‘human being’.
Based on the fable of Aesop and on Genesis 9:21
As we join together, forming networks of human concern about the future, we will find the strength and wisdom needed to create a better future for all.
Raising humanity on a new path
It all starts with YOU!
With playful regards,