We are at the Wrong Place | Story no. 72/101

A mother and a baby camel were lying around, and suddenly the baby camel asked, “mother, may I ask you some questions? Mother said, “Sure! Why son, is there something bothering you? Baby said, “Why do camels have humps?” Mother said “Well son, we are desert animals, we need the humps to store water and we are known to survive without water”.

Baby said, “Okay, then why are our legs long and our feet rounded?” Mother said, “Son, obviously they are meant for walking in the desert. You know with these legs I can move around the desert better than anyone does!” Baby said, “Okay, then why are our eyelashes long? Sometimes it bothers my sight”. Mother with pride said, “My son, those long thick eyelashes are your protective cover. They help to protect your eyes from the desert sand and wind”.

Baby after thinking said, “I see. So the hump is to store water when we are in the desert, the legs are for walking through the desert and these eye lashes protect my eyes from the desert then what in god’s name are we doing here in the Zoo!?”

 

De-briefing of this Story

Many people never consider themselves as experts. They always think that they are just average. Reason for that is because they are working in the wrong field. Truth is – everyone is an expert in atleast one field. But people never take time to reflect on their skills.  They need to spend time with themselves and get to know about their skills. Based on the skills, they should select their profession.

Remember – Skills,knowledge, abilities and experiences are only useful if you are at the right place

 

This Story can be used to Share the importance of

1- Finding your passion

2- Understanding ourselves

 

Story Source

From the Website – www.moralstories.org

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