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The giraffe must bow!

A male Reticulated Giraffe drinking at dusk -i...

The tall giraffe with its head held high might be a very proud animal, but it just has to bow if  it wants water. It stands tall, but not above. Thirst forces it down to earth to be reminded of this truth.

I am the giraffe. You too. I will always bow to what nourishes me. And if I ever stand taller than those who have loved me, it will not be to look down upon them, but to watch over them.



Nadeem J. Qureshi