Let us live a fulfilling life…..

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Once there was a king who received a gift of two magnificent falcons.  They were peregrine falcons, the most beautiful birds he had ever seen.  He gave the precious birds to his head falconer to be trained.  Months passed, and one day the head falconer informed the king that though one of the falcons was flying majestically soaring high in the sky, the other bird had not moved from its branch since the day it had arrived.

The king summoned healers and sorcerers from all the land to tend to the falcon, but no one could make the bird fly.  He presented the task to the members of his court, but the next day, the king saw through the palace window that the bird had still not moved from its porch.  Having tried everything else, the king thought to himself, “maybe I need someone more familiar with the countryside to understand the nature of this problem.”

So, he cried out to his courtiers, “Go and get a farmer.”  In the morning the king was thrilled to see the falcon soaring high above the palace gardens.  He said to his court, “Bring me the doer of this miracle.”  The court quickly located the farmer, who came and stood before the King.  The King asked him, “How did you make the falcon fly?” With his head bowed, the farmer said to the king, “It was very easy, your highness.  I simply cut the branch where the bird was sitting”

To sum up the story is that we are all made to fly, to realize our incredible potential as human beings. But at times we sit on our branches, clinging to the things that are familiar to us and keep on procrastinating.  The possibilities are endless, but for most of us, they remain undiscovered.  We conform to the familiar, the comfortable and the mundane and are very happy in our comfort zone.  So, for the most part, our lives are mediocre instead of exciting, thrilling and fulfilling. 

Let us learn to destroy the branch of fear, worries and anxieties we cling to and free ourselves to the glory of flight!  Take life easily as it comes.  There is a higher power that is guiding us. Let us try to move along with his Will. He alone knows what is best for us.

116 thoughts on “Let us live a fulfilling life…..

    1. Yes Kris I completely agree with your profound words. We simply like to cling at times and do not want to get out of our comfort zone. We require a solid push to fly to our freedom. Thank you so much. Stay safe and take care dear. Hope all is good.

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    1. Yes I completely agree with your beautiful words dear Amira and let us all soar knowing we are always in safe hands and let us come out of our comfort zones and fly. Much love and light.🙏🙏🙏🌹🌹🌹🌹❤️❤️❤️❤️


  1. Wow ..such a great moral Kamal dear friend..it is the fear of experiencing something new..the fear to change our direction..God created us with endless possibilities…but the great problem is fear of adventure..
    Your topics have great messages always..keep giving ⚘🙏🌹🌹🌹🌹

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    1. I completely agree with your words of truth, Sohair. We have to learn to come out of our comfort zones and from fears and take the hand of God who has created us from love and endless possibilities and fly to happiness. Take care dear👍👍👍👍🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹

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    1. Yes I completely agree with your valuable words, Cornelia. We have to let go of our sorrows and fears in order to fly to freedom. Nothing in this world is permanent everything is transitory. Stay safe dear😊😊😊🙏🙏🙏🙏

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    1. Thank you so much for your lovely words, Miriam and we really do hold ourselves back and have to learn to come out of our comfort zones in order to fly to freedom. Yes all locked down till June looks like. What about you all. Stay safe and take care dear.🙏🙏🙏🙏


    1. Thank you dear Mich for your lovely words and yes so nice to be sharing these stories that are so motivating and tell nothing but the truth. Let us all live a fulfilling life filled with joy and happiness. Much love and light to you dear.

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    1. Thank you, thank you so much Parikhit for these kind words. Somehow I feel stories even though big need to be told in their proper and inspiring ways or they miss the gist. This story tells us how to come out of our comfort zone and learn to fly to freedom. Parikhit just asking could you see my Poetry book on Amazon Kindle, do let me know and you will love reading my poems they are easy on the touch. Stay safe and take care dear friend.

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      1. Thank you so much dear Parikhit for downloading the book from Amazon Kindle. You know I have printed the book for our Indian readers but now because of this locked down cannot post anything right now. Have to rely on E-books today.

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    1. Thank you so much dear Deeksha for these lovely feedback. I completely agree with you, this story tells us how we need to come out of our comfort zones and learn to fly to freedom. Deeksha you know I have published a Poetry Book called Poet’s Touch last year and it is available on Amazon Kindle. If you have Amazon Kindle as an app can see my book and if interested can download the book too. Much love and light dear.

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      1. Thanks Deeksha actually I have published a book also for our indian readers but since we are all under quarantine atleast people who are interested in reading an ebook they can download my poetry book. Have a great day 😊😊😊😊

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    1. Yes I completely agree with your valuable feedback, Meenakshi. We have to be happy in every situation and come out from our comfort zones if we want to succeed in life. Thank you so much dear. Much love and light to you stay safe.


  2. Great story, Kamal, and the moral of the story is even greater. So true none of us know how high we can soar until we cut that branch of fear we are clinging to. I know how to soar. It has come at a great price ….. the price to freedom is always high. Have a great day today!! Many blessings! xo

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  3. Amazing story and I love your interpretation of it! It’s very true. Especially in the modern world, it’s very easy to find comfort in routine and what appears to be stable. But we only cheat ourselves when we don’t take the chance to do what’s in our heart – reach our fullest potential.


  4. I love this story, Kamal. Very inspiring especially since i feel I am sitting on my branch now through this quarantine. I am starting to cut that branch of the familiar though now and doing more painting. Thank you for this story.


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