Sunday, August 30, 2009

Lisa's Ant

One day recently, my Chicago friend, Lisa Faron, stepped out the back door of her house to find a black ant, seen below, busily moving a feather across the sidewalk. She sent me the pic via email.

Wow, I thought, "Another inspirational metaphor coming out of Chicago!"

This is a Poster Image in my book; a small black creature, undaunted by the gravity of his task, grabs ahold of a huge problem. You can almost hear him saying "Yes We Can." And he does.

I keep the image of this brave creature on my desktop. I consult him at the beginning of each long day of work. He sobers me up a bit. Thereafter, the load remains great, but the spirit is lighter ... and determined.

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