was the coldest winter ever. Many animals died because of the
realising the situation, decided to group together to keep warm.
This way they covered and protected themselves; but the quills
of each one wounded their closest companions.
After a while,
they decided to distance themselves one from the other and they
began to die, alone and frozen. So they had to make a choice:
either accept the quills of their companions or disappear from
the Earth. Wisely, they decided to go back to being together.
They learned to
live with the little wounds caused by the close relationship
with their companions in order to receive the heat that came
from the others. This way they were able to survive.
relationship is not the one that brings together perfect people,
but when each individual learns to live with the imperfections
of others and can admire the other personís good qualities.
The moral of the
story: Just learn to live with the pricks in your life.