The wind met a beautiful flower and fell in love with it. While he tenderly caressed the flower, she responded to him with even greater love, expressed in color and scent. But it seemed little to the wind, and he decided: "If I give the flower all my strength and power, then she will give… Continue reading The wind and his love.
Personal envy is more likely to be secretly tested and concealed, considered shameful. This is either an open aggression towards the object of envy, or other forms of rejection of this person. If we consider the stages of human life, it becomes noticeable that a sense of envy is present to some extent in the… Continue reading Envy (part2)
One day one Disciple asked the Master: "Tell me, Master, how not to be mistaken, distinguishing true knowledge from false ones?" "When walking in the desert, you see far, in front of you a beautiful oasis, what are you doing to find out if it's real or a mirage, in front you?" After thinking, the… Continue reading Wait or go?
"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” _ Robert Frost, The Road Not Taken Every moment, we are all faced with decisive decisions for our future. Our life is influenced by the decisions we make in a more or less conscious… Continue reading Making a decision.
... The cocoon lay motionless for a long time without changes. But one day a small hole appeared in the cocoon. An accidentally passing man stopped and began to observe what would happen to the cocoon. The man stood for hours and watched the butterfly trying to get out through this small crevice. A long… Continue reading The cocoon.
One day a disciple asked the Teacher: "Teacher, tell me, is there a day that is most favorable for starting a new business?" "Day? - The teacher was surprised. "Well, maybe the day of the week or the day of the month ..." - continued the disciple. "Ah, a day of the week ... -… Continue reading The day.
Many actions are dictated to a person, not for the sake of something, but out of spite. Envy is considered one of the seven deadly sins and the most secret feeling in the souls of people. Unlike other sins, which can be found rational justification, envy has always been considered shameful in all its manifestations,… Continue reading Envy (part 1)
Once one of the notable people turned to the sage with the question: "Tell me, dear, since you're so clever, why are you not rich?" To which the sage, turning to his expensive caftan, embroidered in gold, answered: "You see, my dear caftan, my wealth is inside, not outside. After all, when your master falls… Continue reading The ability.
Everyone hears from their childhood about the need to set goals for themselves. This council has become so familiar that it is no longer perceived as useful. And the need for goal-setting over time loses for the majority its relevance. And really, why set goals? Is the goal able to make our life better, and… Continue reading The priority and goal achievement.
Once passing by elephants in the zoo, a man suddenly stopped, surprised that such huge creatures, like elephants, were kept in a zoo tied with a thin rope to their front leg. No chains, no cages. It was obvious that elephants can easily get rid of the rope to which they are attached, but for… Continue reading The rope
A man walked along the shore and suddenly saw a boy who raised something from the sand and threw it into the sea. The man came closer and saw that the boy was lifting the stars from the sand. They surrounded him from all sides. It seemed that on the sand are millions of sea… Continue reading The difference.
One of the most understandable emotions. All of us somehow took offenses in this life, and each of us offended someone. Many lives are warped by resentment, many ruined relationships, and shattered destinies. Probably, everyone would like to rewrite many pages in their life and cross out the suffered pain from it. Resentment is characterized… Continue reading Resentment.
One student asked his Sufi Master: "Teacher, what would you say if you heard about my fall?" "Get up! " - answered the Master. "And next time?" - continued the student. "Get up again!" - said the Master. "And how much can this continue, to all fall and rise?" - wanted to concreteness the student.… Continue reading Fall and rise
In life, we constantly face situations when it is necessary to change something or even just to do something unusual and new, but the fear of the unknown often prevents us from acting. Our inner voice begins to convince us that everything is not so bad, but who knows if it will be good if… Continue reading The comfort zone.
At the beginning of the lesson, the professor picked up a glass with a little water. He kept this glass until all the students paid attention to it, and then asked: "How much do you think this glass weighs?" "50 grams!" ... "100 grams!" ... "125 grams!" ... - assumed the students. "I myself do… Continue reading The glass.