Tommy the pigeon hesitated before doing anything. He couldn’t make any decisions. However, his friend, the hummingbird, encouraged him to make up his mind.” Tommy always had a hard time making up his mind and choosing anything.

“I don’t know if I picked the right berries. I can’t decide which ones to eat,” lamented Tommy.

 Tommy the pigeon couldn’t decide what to eat or where to go. He couldn’t choose, always hesitated, and spent hours thinking.

Jimmy the hummingbird was Tommy’s best friend, but he was getting tired of the indecisiveness. The two birds missed out on many opportunities because Tommy couldn’t make a decision.

“I have to think of a way to help Tommy be more confident,” said Jimmy.

Jimmy made a plan that would force Tommy to make a decision to show him the benefits of being more confident in his choices.

“Tommy, we have to hurry! Your favorite, The Blue Songbirds, are doing a concert in the next forest, but they’re only giving away a small number of tickets. We have to leave right now to get them,” announced Jimmy.

Tommy knew this was an incredible opportunity. He loved The Blue Songbirds and collected their music. However, he still hesitated because he knew the tickets for their concert would be expensive, so he wasn’t sure what to do.

Jimmy kept pushing Tommy to make a choice. He reminded Tommy that The Blue Songbirds would be going on a tour soon, so he wouldn’t be able to see them again for a long time.

“I can’t miss The Blue Songbirds. We have to get those tickets,” declared Tommy.

The pigeon and the hummingbird rushed to the next forest to get their tickets. Tommy had to make several quick decisions. He had to decide how he would pay for the tickets, which row of tree stumps he wanted to sit on, and if he wanted to pay extra for autographs. He managed to do all of these things without hesitating and was able to enjoy the concert.

Jimmy pointed out that Tommy was making progress, and Tommy learned the value of making a choice.

Moral: Having the confidence to make a decision can benefit you in many ways. Click To Tweet

The Hesitant Pigeon Self-Reflection

Tommy the pigeon struggled to make any decision. It was hard for him to choose one item or idea because he wanted to think about all of them.

Tommy’s hesitation prevented him from fully enjoying life.

Fortunately, Tommy’s friend, Jimmy, was able to see how his indecisiveness affected him. He came up with a brilliant plan to help him. With Jimmy’s encouragement, Tommy was able to enjoy a fun concert and learned the value of making a decision at the same time.

You may also be struggling to pick a path or choose a direction in your life. It isn’t easy to make decisions if you’re faced with many choices and hesitate to think about them. Click To Tweet

However, decision making is a crucial part of the adult experience.

Don’t let indecisiveness stop you from enjoying life and having amazing experiences! It’s important to learn how to make a choice, and sometimes you don’t have time to hesitate. If you stop to think for too long, the opportunity may pass you by and never return.

The key is to find a balance between thinking and acting. The more you practice, the easier it gets.

Self-Reflection Questions:

 How can I make decisions with more confidence?

“What can I do to ensure I find the right balance between thinking about a decision and making a choice? How can I help my friends and family become more decisive?”


One Thought on “Lessons from The Hesitant Pigeon”

  • Hi Bertie,
    This post hit me right in the heart. On any given day I can become paralyzed when it comes to making a decision.
    Then after I finally make it I question myself wondering was it the right one.
    Lately I have been making better decisions with confidence because of my self awareness and reminders like this post.
    Have a blessed weekend!

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