There was an old donkey. One day accidentally he fell into the farmer’s well. The farmer had evaluated the situation and thought to himself, that neither the well nor the old donkey was worth the effort to save them. He decided to haul dirt to bury the old donkey in the well.
So, the farmer called his neighbours and together they started to shovel dirt into the well. The old donkey was terrified and hysterical in the beginning. But soon one hopeful idea came to his mind – every time when a shovel of dirt landed on his back, he would shake it off and step up. He repeated these words to himself again and again: Shake it off and step up. [read more]