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The 4 UPs

He is like a tree planted by the streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither. Whatever he does prospers. Psalms 1 : 3
Good morning, friends. You may know the story below.
Hundreds of years ago, the Scotland King, Robert the Bruce had been beaten up by the King of England and his army six times in a row. Tired by the continuous defeats, the King laid in a cave getting ready to give up hope. He noticed a spider over his head, getting ready to weave her web. He watched her as she worked slowly and with care. Six times she tried to throw her thread from one edge of the cave wall to another. Six times her thread fell short. "Poor thing!" said Robert the Bruce. "You, too, know what it's like to fail six times in a row." But the spider did not lose hope. With still more care, she made her web the seventh time. Robert the Bruce learned a lesson, gathered his little brave army, waged a war against the King of England and won the battl…