This is another great e-mail from a friend. I hope it makes you smile as much as it did for me! 🙂 Enjoy!
I never knew porcupines were so cute as babies.
Good story with a great message.
Have you ever seen a baby porcupine?
Fable of the Porcupine
It was the coldest winter ever. Many animals died because of the cold.
The porcupines, realizing the situation, decided to group together to keep warm. This way they covered and protected themselves; but the quills of each one wounded their closest companions.
After awhile, they decided to distance themselves one from each other and they began to die, alone and frozen. So they had to make a choice: either accept the quills of their companions or disappear from the Earth.
Wisely, they decided to go back to being together. They learned to live with the little wounds caused by the close relationship with their companions in order to receive the heat that came from the others. This way they were able to survive.
The best relationship is not the one that brings together perfect people, but when each individual learns to live with the imperfections of others and can admire the other person’s good qualities.
The moral of the story is:
Just learn to live with the pricks in your life!
Regarding the blog name, Dragon’s Dreams ~ The name comes from my love-affairs with both Dragons and Dreams (capital Ds). It’s another extension of who I am, a facet for expression; a place and way to reach other like-minded, creative individuals. I post poetry and images that fascinate or move me, because that’s my favorite way to view the world. I post about things important to me and the world in which we live, try to champion extra important political, societal and environmental issues, etc. Sometimes I wax philosophical, because it’s also a place where I always seem to learn about myself, too, by interacting with some of the brightest minds, souls and hearts out there. It’s all about ‘connection(s)’ and I don’t mean “net-working” with people for personal gain, but rather, the expansion of the 4 L’s: Light, Love, Laughter, Learning.
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Someone had shared this cute story with me some time ago…loved reading it again. Sorry the photos didn’t come through though….I’ll bet they were cute. Glad to be back visiting with you again, Corina… xoxo
Thanks, Gayle, I fixed the photos. It is good to see you blogging again. I apologize for being away from your blog for so long! I had to study for a very important exam and now that it’s done, I can spend more free time catching up with everyone. 🙂 xox
No worries, Corina…I was away from my blog too! Will be very happy to have you visit whenever you’re able. Hope your exam went well for you… 🙂 xo
Oh I never saw that coming…
BTW…check out my latest post. It’s actually one for you !!!!!!
Hehe. 🙂 Will do!
Fabulous fable, Corina, thanks for sharing! I haven’t been receiving email notification of your posts, so I’m just catching up. 🙂
I’m glad you enjoyed it, Jacqueline! 🙂 It seems that Word press has been having a few glitches lately. No worries/rush about catching up, I know how it can be to feel so far behind.
Such dear creatures and a fine fable, Corina. Thanks for posting.
🙂 Thanks for reading, Jamie. Good to see you back online again!
hehe! And how cute is that baby? We have hedgehogs here instead and they are also so cute as babies.
🙂 I know, I never knew they were so adorable. I have seen hedgehogs but not the babies. I can imagine they are just as sweet.