Hercules Teaches the Wagoner the Importance of Self Help

A CARTER was driving a wagon along a country lane, when the wheels sank down deep into a rut.

The rustic driver, stupefied and aghast, stood looking at the wagon, and did nothing but utter loud cries to Hercules to come and help him.

Hercules, it is said, appeared and thus addressed him:

"Put your shoulders to the wheels, my man.  Goad on your bullocks, and never more pray to me for help, until you have done your best to help yourself, or depend upon it you will henceforth pray in vain."

Self-help is the best help.

What this story taught us about?

The spirit of SELF-HELP is the root of all genuine growth as an individual.

It is a person true source of vigour and strength.

Getting help un-necessary often has a weakening effects on a person.

HELP from within always strengthen a person as each time that person help himself, that person gains MORE self-confidence.

Extending your help un-necessary to a person will in a certain extent takes away the stimulus and necessity of doing for themselves and you'll eventually HARM the person as that person will GROW to become LAZY and HELPLESS.

The best help you can help a person is to guide that person the FREEDOM to Self Development and improvement through their own efforts.

As the Bible say: "God helps those who help themselves".

"Power is the ability to do good things for others."
*-- Brooke Astor

"Success in life is becoming what you want to be."
*-- Wallace D. Wattles

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