Have you ever heard the the children’s fable about the fox who tries to snack on the grapes (click here to read it)?
It’s a precautionary tale about belittling something because it is out of our reach.
The fox sees tasty grapes on a tree branch. The fox jumps and jumps trying to reach the grapes. Even though the fox keeps trying it seemingly cannot jump high enough to reach the grapes.
Eventually the fox walks off is disgust and says, “What a fool am I. Wearing myself out to get a bunch of sour grapes that are not worth gaping for.”
The fox leaves the grapes bitter and angry.
This begs the question: “Are there any sour grapes in my life?”