One day a farmer's donkey fell down into awell. The animal cried piteously for hours asthe farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally, he decided the animal was old, and thewell 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 beganto shovel dirt into the well. At first, thedonkey realized what was happening and criedhorribly. Then, to everyone's amazement hequieted down.A few shovel loads later, the farmer finally looked down the well. He was astonished at whathe saw. With each shovel of dirt that hit hisback, the donkey was doing something amazing..He would shake it off and take a step up.As the farmer's neighbors continued to shovel dirt on top of the animal, he would shake itoff and take a step up..Pretty soon, everyone was amazed as the donkeystepped up over the edge of the well andhappily trotted off! ***** Life is going to shovel dirt on you, all kinds of dirt. The trick to getting out of the wellis to shake it off and take a step up. Each ofour troubles is a steppingstone. We can get outof the deepest wells just by not stopping,never giving up! Shake it off and take a step up. Remember the five simple rules to be happy: Free your heart from hatred - Forgive.Free your mind from worries - Most never happen.Live simply and appreciate what you have. Give more.Expect less NOW ....... Enough of that crap . The donkey later came back, and bit the farmer who had tried to bury him. The gash from the bite got infected and the farmer eventually died in agony from septic shock. MORAL FROM TODAY'S LESSON: When you do something wrong, and try to coveryour ass, it always comes back to bite you.