"Depend not on another,but lean on thyself.True happiness is born of self-reliance.”~The Laws Of Manu
 THE LARK AND HER YOUNG ONES
A lark once had her nest in a cornfield. Soon her eggs were hatched, and her babies were born. The lark looked after her babies well; and the young larks grew gradually in size and strength.
One day the lark left her children, and went off to look for food. While she was away, the owner of the field and his son came to see how the corn was growing. Finding the corn was quite ripe, the owner said to his son, before they went away:
“We must ask our friends to come tomorrow morning and cut this corn for us.”
It happened, the young larks heard this remark. They were very worried. When their mother returned, they were quick to inform her.
“I think we had better leave, Mother!” they said in alarm. “If the friends of the owner and his son come tomorrow to cut the corn, they will surely find us and kill us.”
Their mother laughed, and told them not to fear.

She explained: “Since that owner expects his friends to do the job, you can be sure they will not turn up. We have no need to leave.”
True enough, the next morning no friends turned up to cut the corn. The young larks were quite safe.
However, the day after, while the mother lark was out looking for food, the owner and his son visited again.
“What!” cried the owner in surprise to his son “I see our friends did not come to cut the corn. We cannot depend on them. We must ask our relatives to come tomorrow morning and do this job. They will not let us down.” And the two went away.
Once again the young larks heard what was said. They told their mother. They suggested they should leave. But their mother told them not to fear.
She explained: “Since that owner expects his relatives to do the job, you can be sure they will not turn up. We have no need to leave as yet.”
True enough, the next morning no relatives came to cut the corn. The young larks were safe. The day after, while their mother was out looking for food, the owner and his son arrived once more.
“What!” cried the owner in surprise. “I see our relatives have also let us down. It seems we cannot depend on anyone. Tomorrow morning, therefore, we will do this job ourselves.” And away they went.
As usual, the young larks had heard their dialogue and reported it again to their mother when she came. They suggested they should leave. This time their mother agreed.
She said, “Yes, tomorrow we must leave before those two arrive. When a man says he will do his job himself you can be sure he will do it.”
Moral: Rely on yourself and not on others.
" If it is to be,it is up to me.”
~ William H Johnsen


The best lightning rod for your protection is your own spine.”~Ralph Waldo Emerson
 P.S:
We were created with everything that we could possibly need to live extraordinary lives.
The moment we make a decision to take charge of our lives things begin to change….
When we choose to believe in ourselves completely…….. we understand that we can be and do things on our own….
That is when life changes…and gets better and better and better……………………….
Namaste,
Bhagya
                                                                                                         
 
 

Comment