The grass is always greener on the other side
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We've noticed cows and other domestic animals stick their head either under or through a bobbed-wire fence to eat the grass on the other side. This might be because they have cropped the grass on their side of the fence to the ground. On the other hand, there may still be plenty of grass in their pasture. They may be much like humans in that respect, always looking for something better than what we possess.

It is commendable when someone is striving to better them self. This may be through private study, improving one's skill in their trade, pursuing a higher education, or being a diligently employee hoping for a raise and maybe an advancement on the job.

In contrast, there are those who are never satisfied and think life has someway cheated them. They look to others who seem to obtain and accomplish more then them and they wonder why. It is not always because the more successful have sought their “fortune” on the other side of the fence, but faithfully pursued what they already had.

We cannot just sit and wish to accomplish worthwhile goals in life. Instead, we must pursue our dreams to a more promising future.

Dub Mowery is a Gospel preacher in the Church of Christ. A native of Southeast Oklahoma, he is the author of Colloquial Sayings & Expressions (Morris Publishing, 2008)
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