A wise parable: Magic needle

Once was a farmer on the banks of the river. Looks drowning man.Without thinking twice, threw the peasant into the water and pulled him out. A drowning man, but he was a magician, decided to thank the Savior. He brought the peasant to his cave, pulled out of the stash box and took out three magic items: silver needle, scepter, and staff.

He put these things before the farmer and said:

Is magic items. Needle cure all diseases and prolong life, the rod grants the power and ability to defeat any enemies, and the impact the staff cuts gold coins. In gratitude for my salvation I ask you to take one of these things. Choose!


Almost without hesitation, the farmer took the needle. The surprised mage asked:

– You didn't even hesitate! Don't you want power and wealth?

No power, no wealth without life and health are priceless. And with a needle I can keep my health, and to help other people. That's why I chose the needle. As for the rod, and stick, with them a handful.



P. S. And remember, just changing your mind — together we change the world! ©

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