The roots of dissatisfaction

It's doing God's will, not trying to be accepted by others, that leads to real satisfaction.

One morning I watched a mother squirrel who, it seemed to me, was trying to show her young offspring that it was time to leave the nest. As far as I could tell, she managed to get the young squirrel through the hole in the tree, but it ran around the tree trunk and headed back to the hole.

Just as the youngster was about to disappear into the nest again, the mother grabbed it from behind and held on tight. A tug of war ensued. The young squirrel hung on to the familiar surroundings, but the mother pulled harder and harder. She finally got her offspring all the way out, and this time it stayed out.

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