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Today I decided to quit, but ..

  1. 1. Today
  2. 2. Today Today I decided to quit…
  3. 3. I quit my job
  4. 4. I quit my job my relationships
  5. 5. I quit my job my relationships my spirituality
  6. 6. I quit my job my relationships my spirituality I wanted to quit my life :-(
  7. 7. I went to woods to have one last talk with God
  8. 8. I went to woods to have one last talk with God "GOD", I said. "Can you give me one good reason not to quit?“
  9. 9. His answer surprised me
  10. 10. "Look around", GOD said. "Do you see the fern and the bamboo?"
  11. 11. &quot;Look around&quot;, GOD said. &quot;Do you see the fern and the bamboo?&quot; <ul><li>&quot;Yes&quot;, I replied. </li></ul>
  12. 12. &quot;When I planted the fern and the bamboo seeds, I took very good care of them”
  13. 13. &quot;When I planted the fern and the bamboo seeds, I took very good care of them” <ul><li>I gave them light. </li></ul><ul><li>I gave them water. </li></ul><ul><li>. </li></ul>
  14. 14. &quot;When I planted the fern and the bamboo seeds, I took very good care of them” <ul><li>I gave them light. </li></ul><ul><li>I gave them water. </li></ul><ul><li>The fern quickly grew from the earth. </li></ul><ul><li>Its brilliant green covered the floor. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Yet nothing came from the bamboo seed .
  16. 16. Yet nothing came from the bamboo seed . <ul><li>But I did not quit on the bamboo. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Yet nothing came from the bamboo seed . <ul><li>But I did not quit on the bamboo. </li></ul><ul><li>In the second year the Fern grew more vibrant and plentiful . </li></ul>
  18. 18. Yet nothing came from the bamboo seed . <ul><li>But I did not quit on the bamboo. </li></ul><ul><li>In the second year the Fern grew more vibrant and plentiful . </li></ul><ul><li>And again, nothing came </li></ul><ul><li>from the bamboo seed. </li></ul>
  19. 19. But I did not quit on the bamboo.&quot; GOD said.
  20. 20. But I did not quit on the bamboo.&quot; GOD said. <ul><li>&quot;In year three there was still nothing </li></ul><ul><li>from the bamboo seed. </li></ul>
  21. 21. But I did not quit on the bamboo.&quot; GOD said. <ul><li>&quot;In year three there was still nothing </li></ul><ul><li>from the bamboo seed. </li></ul>But I would not quit .
  22. 22. In year four, again, there was nothing from the bamboo seed
  23. 23. In year four, again, there was nothing from the bamboo seed <ul><li>I would not quit.&quot; GOD said. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Then in the fifth year a tiny sprout emerged from the earth.
  25. 25. Then in the fifth year a tiny sprout emerged from the earth. <ul><li>Compared to the fern </li></ul><ul><li>it was seemingly small and insignificant... </li></ul>
  26. 26. But just 6months later the bamboo rose to over 100 feet tall.
  27. 27. But just 6months later the bamboo rose to over 100 feet tall.
  28. 28. It had spent the five years growing roots.
  29. 29. It had spent the five years growing roots. <ul><li>Those roots made it strong </li></ul>
  30. 30. It had spent the five years growing roots. <ul><li>Those roots made it strong </li></ul><ul><li>and gave it what it needed to survive . </li></ul>
  31. 31. “ I would not give any of my creations a challenge it could not handle.” GOD said to me.
  32. 32. <ul><li>&quot;Did you know, that all this time you have been struggling, you have actually been </li></ul><ul><li>growing roots?&quot; </li></ul>
  33. 33. &quot; I would not quit on the bamboo . <ul><li>&quot;Did you know, that all this time you have been struggling, you have actually been </li></ul><ul><li>growing roots?&quot; </li></ul>
  34. 34. &quot; I would not quit on the bamboo . <ul><li>&quot;Did you know, that all this time you have been struggling, you have actually been </li></ul><ul><li>growing roots?&quot; </li></ul>I will never quit on you .&quot;
  35. 35. &quot; Don't compare yourself to others.&quot; GOD said.
  36. 36. &quot; Don't compare yourself to others.&quot; GOD said. <ul><li>&quot;The bamboo had a different purpose than the fern. </li></ul><ul><li>Yet they both make the forest beautiful.&quot; </li></ul>
  37. 37. &quot;Your time will come&quot;, GOD said to me.
  38. 38. &quot;Your time will come&quot;, GOD said to me. <ul><li>&quot;You will rise high&quot; </li></ul>
  39. 39. <ul><li>&quot;How high should I rise? &quot; </li></ul><ul><li>I asked. </li></ul>
  40. 40. <ul><li>&quot;How high should I rise? &quot; </li></ul><ul><li>I asked. </li></ul>&quot; How high will the bamboo rise? ” GOD asked in return.
  41. 41. &quot;As high as it can?&quot; I questioned
  42. 42. &quot;As high as it can?&quot; I questioned <ul><li>&quot;Yes.&quot; GOD said. </li></ul>&quot;Give me glory by rising as high as you can.&quot;
  43. 43. GOD will never give up on you.
  44. 44. GOD will never give up on you. &quot;Life is not a problem to be solved, but a gift to be enjoyed&quot;
  45. 45. Kollace Education Rennaisance Career and Manpower Development Division Stick Together www.kollace.com Celebrating Uniqueness http://forum.kollace.com

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