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2 Stories About Wisdom

Good luck or back luck — it all depends on how you look at it Wisdom can be as simple as changing your point of view. An old Zen master went on a trip and stayed overnight at an elderly woman’s place. The Zen master noticed the woman cried every day, and he wondered why. ...

Tatiana Denning

Blossoms on a tree branch.

Are You Responsible for Your Own Good or Bad Fortune?

Is a person responsible for his or her own good or bad fortune? There are two contrasting examples found in Chinese folklore that act as examples of this. One man found a small fortune in silver, but he did not keep it. The outcome was that he was rewarded even after he refused a reward. ...

David Jirard

Sunrise over the mountains.