STORY: FAILURES IS THE PILLARS OF SUCCESS / KING ROBERT BRUCE
Once there lived a good king in Scotland. His name was ROBERT BRUCE. He loved his country and his subject very dearly. Hs subject had a great love and respect for him. One day his enemies attacked his country and drove him away from his kingdom. The king of Scotland fought several battles to regain his country’s freedom but all his attempts were in vain. Naturally he was very sad and feeling frustrated. One day sitting in his hiding place, he was brooding over his misfortune. Suddenly he notices a spider trying to reach the ceiling with the help of its silken thread to complete the cobweb. The spider tried again and again to go up but dropped down every time. Six attempts made by the spider failed one after another. But still it did not give up the struggle and went on trying. Bruce observed the spider with keen interest and saw that the seventh attempt of the spider succeeded. The perseverance of the spider encouraged Bruce. He saw a ray of hope. Filled with new hope, he brought together his scattered forces and faced his enemies once more with renewed energy. This time he prevailed over his enemies and succeeded in defeating them. It seemed to him that success would be achieved if one tried hard.
Moral: FAILURES IS THE PILLARS OF SUCCESS