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The Fern & the Bamboo….

The Fern & the Bamboo…. One day I decided to quit....
I quit my job, my relationship, my spirituality.....
I wanted to quit my life. 
I went to have one last talk with my mentor.
I said, "Can you give me one good reason not to quit?"
His answer surprised me. "Look around. What do you see?”
I saw a fern & bamboo seeds?
My mentor replied, "When the fern & the bamboo seeds were planted, I took very good care of them. I gave them light. I gave them water. The fern quickly grew from the earth. It's brilliant green covered the floor. Yet nothing came from the bamboo seed. But I did not quit on the bamboo. In the second year, the fern grew more vibrant & plentiful. And again, nothing came from the bamboo seed. But I did not quit on the bamboo. In the third year, there was still nothing from the bamboo seed. But I would not quit. In the fourth year, again, there was nothing from the bamboo seed. But I would not quit. Then in the fifth year, a tiny sprout emer…