Inspirational Short Story The Elephant Rope: As a person was passing the elephants, he suddenly stopped, confused by the actual fact that these immense creatures were being command by solely alittle rope tied to their front leg. No chains, no cages. it absolutely was obvious that the elephants might, at anytime, break free from their bonds except for some reason, they failed to.

He saw a trainer near and asked why these animals simply stood there and created no plan to escape. “Well,” trainer same, “when they’re terribly young and far smaller we tend to use identical size rope to tie them and, at that age, it’s enough to carry them. As they age, they’re conditioned to believe they can’t break free. They believe the rope will still hold them, in order that they ne’er attempt to separate from.”

The man was astounded. These animals might at any time separate from from their bonds however as a result of they believed they couldn’t, they were stuck right wherever they were.

Like the elephants, what percentage people undergo life hanging onto a belief that we tend to cannot do one thing, just because we tend to unsuccessful at it once before?

Failure is a component of learning; we should always ne’er hand over the struggle in life.