Once upon a time, a nobleman was walking through the village and saw a poor peasant sitting on the stairs of the monastery. The peasant was counting his prayer beads between his fingers, whispering a silent prayer. The nobleman sat down next to the peasant and said with contempt:
“You see the orchard and the farm on the hills in front of you? I own everything you see. The forests around the village, the lands, and the lake are mine. Even the ground you walk upon in this village is mine. I see you’re praying. What do you got?”
“I have the sky,” said the peasant, smiling in peace.
(inspired by an old Romanian tale.)
DR. DRAGOS – Award winning writer and scientist, filmmaker of the award-winning film The Amazing You. Dragos was nominated by MIT in Innovators Under 35 for “the brightest minds in Europe changing society with their projects” and his team at Singularity University was named by Forbes “among the smartest people in the world.” He spoke on stage on 6 continents and his work has been translated in 20 languages. Read his new book: Sleepers. You can follow him on FB.
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