Law Life

Trapped in Life? Look Up
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)

look up

Summary: A motivational story using pictures based on facts about animals and people.



A buzzard can be effectively pinned within a 6 by 8 foot cage, even with the top wide open. Though it could readily fly out, the bird habitually prefers a 10 foot take off space. Lacking that, it will make no attempt to fly.


The bat is the most acrobatic of mammals with its dexterity in the air. If you place a bat on the flat ground, however, it cannot fly. It needs an elevated perch for take off, and lacking that can only amble along using its wings as legs.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!


A bumblebee can be completely undone by a simple jar. Put the bumblebee in such confines and it will ignore the open top above and seek an exit through the sides, continually, until it collapses from starvation and dies.


Most of humanity is akin to the buzzard, bat, and bumblebee. Enmeshed in our immediate situation, we persist in habit, seeking something to prop us up, or looking in the same places for a solution when the solution is not to be found immediately around us. How to escape the trap? Look up.


Consider your highest ideals and goals, what you value the most, and focus your mind and care on that. Such a view is difficult at first. We tend to dwell on our past failures, wrongs that have been done to us, personal humiliations. We might lament that we keep getting stuck in the same situation, and yet something within us colludes to keep us there, winding in a circle that never ends.

Instead, fix your eyes upwards, on where you want to be, think of what you love. Do what you love, never what you hate. With such a fixed vision, which takes discipline to maintain at first, the worries and sorrows slowly slip off like unneeded chains and weights. Then we can fly.



Associate Attorney Family Law

USA-CA-San Diego

FAMILY LAW-ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY Doppelt and Forney is a growing boutique law firm specializing in F...

Apply now

Associate Attorney


Job details Salary $50,000 - $58,000 a year Job Type Full-time Qualifications ...

Apply now

Real Estate Partner (100% Work From Home)


Culhane Meadows PLLC, one of the largest non-traditional distributed law firms in the country, ...

Apply now

Patent Partner for software, electrical, and electro-mechanical arts (100% Work From Home)


Culhane Meadows is actively seeking a registered patent attorney with  experience in the softwa...

Apply now




Search Now

Associate Attorney

USA-CA-Woodland Hills

Woodland Hills office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks an associate attorney with ...

Apply Now

Associate Attorney


Braintree office of our client seeks associate attorney with 1-5 years of experience in civil litiga...

Apply Now

Criminal Defense Attorney


Raleigh office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a criminal defense attorney with 1...

Apply Now

Most Popular


To Top