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THE PESSIMISTIC SNAIL
Short Story written by: Sergio Gómez
Little John would go out to his garden every day and enjoy nature. One day John saw a line of snails and observed them, and he realised that one of them was very slow.
“Why are you slower than the others?” – asked John.
“Because I can´t go any faster.” – said the snail.
“Don´t be pessimistic, I am sure you can go faster.” – replied John.
And the snail thought about what John had said – “It´s true!” – he thought and he started to go faster and was suddenly able to run!
Now, when John goes to the garden and sees a line of snails, he sees the “slow snail” first in the line, because now he has self- confidence.
It´s important to be optimistic in what you do in life.
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