He was born on a roof. His mother was a fan of jumping up there and laying in the sunlight. Cats love that.
But when he began to walk, he was too scared to jump that high.
One day, when his mother was not in sight and the kind lady who supplied the food called him to lunch, he had to jump a small height off a wall his mother had left him on. He fell clumsily after much thought, but he was too scared to ever try climbing that high again.
He grew into a beautiful fluffy cat. And he watched as his mother continued to draw in sunlight on the roof.
One day, he bolstered up all his courage and decided to go for it. After all, cats are supposed to be known for their dexterous abilities and flexibility.
He considered all his options, all the ways he could climb up. And then, in a spur of a moment, he did it.
He was up there, gazing at the world from above. And as he lay in the warm sunlight, with his elegant white fur radiating on display, he wandered why he had not tried it sooner.
So here’s (another) lesson you can learn from a cat: take the risk; the world always looks more wonderful from above.