As children we are wired to listen intently to stories; they’re an easy way to learn a lesson, and are much more interesting than data, rules and hard facts. Stories move us emotionally as well as intellectually, which gives more meaning to the lesson in the story.
Over the next five blogs, I will offer you a short story that offers an insightful lesson. Perhaps you’ll use the story as a tool to help you look at yourself or life a little differently. What thou see-est, thou bee-est; seek something of value in each story and you will value the lesson it offers.
Story 2 of 5 – The Power of Stories: Story 2 – Are You Shouting At Me?!
John was surrounded by family and friends, all shouting at him – telling him what he should want from life: money, power, a secure job, a soul mate … John spun around, believing each person knew what was best for him. Eventually he got dizzy, and walked away from the shouting crowd; within moments he heard another voice speaking to him – his inner voice. He loved what it had to say. Now I ask you, when you hear that inner voice do you pay attention to it, or to the shouts that come from the world around you?
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