A woman came out of her house and saw the front yard three old men with long white beards. She did not recognize them. She said:
- Perhaps you are not familiar to me, but you must be hungry.
Please come in and have something to eat.
- A husband at home? - They asked.
- No, she said, - He is not.
- Then we can not come - they replied.
In the evening when her husband came home, she told him what had happened.
- Go tell them I am home and invite them in! - Said the husband.
The woman went out and invited the men in.
- We can not go into the house together - they replied.
- Why? - Surprised woman.
One of the old men explained:
- His name is Wealth, - he said pointing to one of his friends, and said pointing to another:
- He is Success, and I am Love. - Then he added:
- Now go in and discuss with your husband which one of us you want in your home.
The woman went in and told her husband what was said. Her husband was overjoyed.
- How good !, - he said - if that is the case, let us invite Wealth. Let him come and fill our home with wealth!
But his wife replied:
- My dear, why do not we invite Success?
Their daughter was listening dispute Mezhuyev father and mother sitting in the corner. She jumped in with her own suggestion:
- And why would it not be better to invite Love? After all, if in our house filled with love!
- Let our daughter - said the husband to his wife.
- Go out and invite Love to be our guest.
The woman went out and asked the three old men:
- Which one of you is Love? Come in and be our guest
The old man by the name of Love went toward the house. The other two old men followed him. Surprised, the lady asked Wealth and Success:
- I only invited Love, Why are you coming?
The old men replied:
- If you had invited Wealth or Success, the other two of us would be left on the street, but since you invited Love, wherever he goes, we go with him. Where there is Love, there is also Wealth and Success!