An elephant and a dog became pregnant at the same time. Three months down the line the dog gave birth to six puppies. Six months later the dog was pregnant again, and nine months on it gave birth to another dozen puppies. The pattern continued. On the eighteenth month the dog approached the elephant questioning, “Are you sure that you are pregnant? We became pregnant on the same date, I have given birth three times to a dozen puppies and they are now grown to become big dogs, yet you are still pregnant. What’s going on?”. The elephant replied, “There is something I want you to understand. What I carry is not a puppy but an elephant. I only give birth to one in two years. When my baby hits the ground, the earth feels it. When my baby crosses the road, human beings stop and watch in admiration, what I carry is mighty and great.”
The moral of the story you may ask?
Don’t lose faith when you see others receive answers to their prayers.
Don’t be envious of others testimony.
If you haven’t received your own blessings, don’t despair. Say to yourself “my time is coming and when it hits the surface of the earth, people shall yield in admiration”.
by: S’thembiso Gamede