{ The Butterfly Effect }

Once upon a time...

A man spent hours watching a butterfly struggling to emerge from its cocoon. It managed to make a small hole, but its body was to large to get through it. After a long struggle, it appeared to be exhausted and remained absolutely still. The man decided to help the butterfly and, with pair of scissors, he cut open the cocoon, thus releasing the butterfly.

However, the butterfly's body was very small and wrinkled and its wings were all crumpled.The man continued to watch, hoping that at any moment, the butterfly would open its wings and fly away. Nothing happened; in fact, the butterfly spent the rest of it's brief life dragging around it's shrunken body and shrivelled wings, incapable of flight.

What the man - out of kindness and his eagerness to help - had failed to understand was that the tight cocoon and the efforts that the butterfly had to make in order to squeeze out of that tiny hole were Nature's way of training the butterfly and of strengthening its wings.

Now you have to ask yourself;

whose cocoon are you cutting open?!