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The Pregnant Deer – An Awesome Inspirational Story !

pregnant deerIn a Jungle, a pregnant deer is about to give birth.
She finds a remote grass field near a strong-flowing river.
This seems a safe place.
Suddenly labour pains begin.

At the same moment, dark clouds gather around above & lightning starts a forest fire.
She looks to her left and sees a hunter with his arrow extended pointing at her.
To her right, she spots a hungry lion approaching her.

What can the pregnant deer do?
She is in labour!

What will happen?
Will the deer survive?
Will she give birth to a fawn?
Will the fawn survive?
Or will everything be burnt by the forest fire?
Will she perish to the hunters’ arrow?
Will she die a horrible death at the hands of the hungry lion approaching her?

She is constrained by the fire on the one side & the flowing river on the other & boxed in by her natural predators.
What does she do?

She focuses on giving birth to a new life.

The sequence of events that follows are:

– Lightning strikes & blinds the hunter.
– He releases the arrow which zips past the deer & strikes the hungry lion.
– It starts to rain heavily, and the forest fire is slowly put out by the rain.
– The deer gives birth to a healthy fawn.

Moral of the Story

In our life too, there are MOMENTS of CHOICE when we all have to deal with negative thoughts and possibilities from all sides. Some thoughts are so powerful they overcome and overwhelm us and make us clueless.

Maybe we can learn from the deer.
The priority of the deer, in that given moment, was simply to give birth to a baby.

The rest was not in her hands and any action or reaction that changed her focus would have likely resulted in death or disaster.

Ask yourself,
Where is your focus?
Where is your faith and hope?

In the midst of any storm, do keep it on God always.
He will NEVER ever disappoint you.

Remember, GOD neither slumbers nor sleeps. He is the All-Knowing All-Wise.

Just persevere during trials by putting all your trust in Almighty God and know that you are being tested.

After every Hardship comes ease !

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23 Responses to The Pregnant Deer – An Awesome Inspirational Story !

  1. ahmed ibn lauwal August 4, 2015 at 2:54 AM #

    Let us trust God in every situation we find ourselves. He is Merciful. Thank you for sharing this story with us.

  2. Iftikhar Awan May 20, 2015 at 12:31 PM #

    Very true
    Having strong faith in Allah (SWT) obsolete power & mercy is the key to the solution of all problems & worries

  3. girija r April 21, 2015 at 10:14 AM #

    Very inspirational and gives confidence to who reads this.

  4. kvkarunakaran February 15, 2015 at 11:40 PM #

    good

  5. Khalid February 12, 2015 at 1:17 AM #

    It is very interesting story that shows Allah’s care of His creatures in difficult situations.
    Thanks SARA and Regards for all

  6. osamaaa February 10, 2015 at 8:23 PM #

    sara,
    i was reading your topics for more than 4 years…..i never read the same i never get bored….your stories, joks , quotes and riddles simply make my day…i`m very thankful to be a member of this amazing site…..thank you very much and keep it up
    god bless you

    • Sana - Editor FFJ February 14, 2015 at 9:35 AM #

      Thank you very much, Mr. Osamaa. Your comments encourage us a lot to come up with good stuff. Thank you for your kinds and encouraging words. God bless you too.

  7. Attia Akhtar February 10, 2015 at 5:37 PM #

    Dearest Sana ,
    its been so long once i met you and found u a energatic and passionate lady 🙂 and today when i was reading this inspiral story u were in my mind also same face with great smile ..
    GOD bless u

    • Sana - Editor FFJ February 14, 2015 at 9:37 AM #

      Sister Attia, do I know you ? When did we meet ? I can’t remember 🙂

  8. Liaqat February 5, 2015 at 12:31 PM #

    Sara, really this a good story for us to believe at ALLAH….. awsome

  9. Ibrahim February 5, 2015 at 6:42 AM #

    Thanks Sarah for all your beneficial e mails.
    It is very good I liked. Thanks love.

    • Sana - Editor FFJ February 9, 2015 at 12:47 PM #

      You are welcome, Mr. Ibrahim. Very good to know you liked the story. 🙂

  10. Aziz Khalil February 5, 2015 at 1:27 AM #

    No doubt this was a difficult choice for the deer to give birth to her fawn, as she had no other choice. As rightly said by one of the responder below, the deer decided so in her own wisdom, but we don’t know the reason. However, if we read Qur’an with meaning it is full with the events show the prophets’ and their true followers’ reliance on Allah, while going through various trials and oppressions from the disbelievers. To quote here is the example of Prophet Mohammed Peace Be Upon Him (PBUH); on the night of migration from Macca to Madinah, his house was surrounded by the enemies, with a plan to attack and kill him, when he comes out of His (PBUH) house for the morning praryer. But Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) on the order of Allah, just walked out between his enemies and they could not see Him (PBUH). Another event as narrated in the Qur’an is Prophet Mousa’s mother when she put her new-born in a basket and let it float in the river. This was the most horrible / awful act one can expect from a mother. However, she didn’t have a choice except to do that, in a bit to save Mousa (PBUH), from the people of Pherro, who ordered his people to kill every newborn male bab in the Bani Israel. While doing so the Mosa’s (PBUH) mother has a full trust in Allah. And, Allah didn’t disappoint her. Mosa (PBUH) endedup in the Pherro’s palace and so His mother, without knowing who is She? Ferroh appointed her as His (PBUH) Foster mother; WA MAKARO W’A MAKRULLAH WALLAHU KHAIRUL M’AKEREEN” They were planning and Allah was also planning and Allah is the best Planner.

    • Sana - Editor FFJ February 9, 2015 at 12:49 PM #

      Thank you very much for sharing the valuable information. Indeed Allah is the best of Planners.

  11. shakil February 4, 2015 at 2:35 PM #

    HE who decides it all; decided that this deer must live.
    It is however a natural source of food put here by HIM for both the man and the lion. So it would have been a natural thing for either the man or the lion to have had the deer. HE decided against it in his wisdom. also HE is the only one who knows why in this case (as in all cases).

  12. Stephen February 4, 2015 at 2:15 PM #

    God keeps watch on all of us & helps us in hard times, but, we humans, create all the negative things by our ownselves & blame Gof when the consequences unfold, moreover, we should never take God’s name in vain, but speak by our actions.

  13. Nahreen February 4, 2015 at 1:39 PM #

    Sara firstly, Alhamdulillah that Allah made me read this beautiful story. Secondly, thank u my friend for posting such an amazing story. I am overwhelmed. This is why our beloved Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) mentioned to care for a mother. Our beloved Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) mentioned it thrice. May Allah let us follow Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) holy advice.

    • Sana - Editor FFJ February 9, 2015 at 12:51 PM #

      You are most welcome, Nahreen. Thank you very much for sharing such valuable information with us. 🙂

  14. Lesley February 4, 2015 at 12:32 PM #

    Hallelujah. This website inspires me a lot. Thanks Admin.