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The Parable of the Donkey in the Well

This is probably an old story going around the internet but this is the first time I read about it shared by a friend on Facebook. I needed some picker-upper after a meeting this afternoon, and this story is a good reminder to me that whatever happens in my life, I should endure everything with a smile and trust God with all my heart because He always makes a way for me.   The Donkey in the Well  (Facebook version) One day a farmer's donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally, he decided the animal was old, and the well needed to be covered up anyway; it just wasn't worth it to retrieve the donkey. He invited all his neighbors to come over and help him. They all grabbed a shovel and began to shovel dirt into the well. At first, the donkey realized what was happening and cried horribly. Then, to everyone's amazement he quieted down. A few shovel loads later, the farmer finally lo