One of my favourite stories is about a man. Now this man is walking down a …(1)…and finds an egg, an…(2)…egg. He takes this egg and puts it into the …(3)…of a backyard hen. Pretty soon, the eagle hatches with the chicks and grows up with them. Now all his life that eagle did what the chickens did. He would poke around in the dirt looking for worms and …(4)…to eat. He would fly a few feet into the air like chickens do. He’d cluck around. As time …(5)…that eagle he grew very old.
And one day, he saw something above him. This thing it glided gracefully and majestically through the …(6)… What’s that? The eagle says, oh that? That’s an eagle. One chicken …(7)…, he is the king of all birds, the …(8)…of the skies. But we belong to the ground because we are just chickens. Don’t worry about him, you will never be that. And that eagle lived and died a chicken because that is what he thought he was.
This new year it’s time to take flight. You and me both know that you don’t belong where you are right now. You don’t belong with some of the people you’re around right now. You’ve got no …(9)…doing what you’re doing right now. You’re being a chicken when you were born an eagle.
glided: bay lượn, lướt qua
majestically: uy nghi, oai nghiêm