Lessons from a risk-taking cow?

Driving along the Millennium Highway Wednesday morning, we came upon an intrepid and enterprising bovine at the end of its tether.

But obviously determining that the grass was greener on the other side, the animal decided that although it appeared that it was at the end of its rope, it would nevertheless exert itself to get where it wanted – even if it meant that one of its hooves would not be on solid ground.

Another two animals were grazing on the hill.

Perhaps there are some life lessons that can be learned from the simple picture of a lowly cow in search of greener pastures.

It took some effort and a degree of risk to get where the animal wanted to go, even though it meant separating itself from the rest.

Although apparently at the end of its rope, the animal did not give up – a little more exertion, even though it meant being off balance for a while, took the animal where it wanted to go.

Of course, the owner of the animal might be faulted for tying the animal in such a way that it could venture close to a busy highway.

But it could also be a lesson for people who have a beef with life – that they should not be cowed into passively accepting and not attempting to bravely confront the challenges that they face on a daily basis.

Where there’s a will, there’s likely to be a way – one way….or the udder.

 

20 Comments

  1. Wendy rosemary
    September 13, 2017 at 3:37 pm Reply

    Agree

  2. Anonymous
    September 13, 2017 at 3:50 pm Reply

    Tooooo puny

    1. Anonymous
      September 13, 2017 at 4:06 pm Reply

      I think you meant punny and not puny.

      1. Anonymous
        September 14, 2017 at 11:46 am

        thanks you

  3. Audi Driving Socialist
    September 13, 2017 at 3:54 pm Reply

    Tell that to Philip J. Pierre. He needs to take the risk and prevent hillare from putting his bovine stamp on the SLP. Hillaire has already taken over the unstable communications wing of the party and is not far from taking over the actual top spot. Pierre needs to do like that ghetto millennium Highway cow and do what he has to do to survive. That may mean switching allegiances. Chastanet will give you a much better deal my boy!

    1. The Crow
      September 13, 2017 at 3:59 pm Reply

      What world are you living in my friend? Keep dreaming!

    2. Anonymous
      September 13, 2017 at 11:38 pm Reply

      ROFL

  4. Anonymous
    September 13, 2017 at 4:03 pm Reply

    Moo. Moo. The moomoo man have nothing to say.

  5. Anonymous
    September 13, 2017 at 4:38 pm Reply

    New Testament Verse of the Day:
    And they were singing the song of Moses, the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb: “Great and marvelous are your works, O Lord God, the Almighty. Just and true are your ways, O King of the nations.”

    – Revelation 15: 3

  6. John Diles
    September 13, 2017 at 6:32 pm Reply

    And if the cow were to be stuck, by the Heineken truck, free hamburgers for all!

  7. Anonymous
    September 13, 2017 at 7:02 pm Reply

    A breath of fresh air this evening…..good to know that we still have an eye for something aside from the crime and violence of the day….thanks much for such a lesson and keen observation.

  8. Lucian!
    September 13, 2017 at 7:46 pm Reply

    A lesson to the wise. Stay out of the cow business. Cattle are colour blind unlike you who pretend you can see. The grass is greener on the other side till you get there and see for yourself!

  9. Amie dodo
    September 13, 2017 at 9:08 pm Reply

    Lol lol just for Laugh’s leave politics out of it and just laugh away say lavie

  10. Molokoy
    September 14, 2017 at 6:09 am Reply

    That cow knows how to moooove from one side to the next.

    1. Anonymous
      September 14, 2017 at 8:38 am Reply

      Dry!

    2. Anonymous
      September 14, 2017 at 2:51 pm Reply

      Move your grass from there with that dry joke.

      1. Anonymous
        September 14, 2017 at 4:11 pm

        I didn’t say an “lol” who said they were trying to b funny?

      2. Anonymous
        September 14, 2017 at 4:15 pm

        Wah, you take that to heart man smh

  11. no brainer
    September 14, 2017 at 11:45 am Reply

    Has more brains than most St. Lucian’s

  12. Wendy rosemary
    September 14, 2017 at 3:41 pm Reply

    Yeap…even the cow have sense than some ST lucian’s..😳 shame eh

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