Wednesday, November 12, 2008

"Wise" - IF


Our tradition wisely teaches us that on the one hand, the individual should view the world as having been created solely for him, but on the other hand, he is but dust and ashes. In this way we strive to enjoy the pleasures of this world while never forgetting its transient nature, and keeping our priorities in order. It is said of a sage who kept two pieces of paper in either pocket with this as a reminder...

1 comment:

Katie said...

A wonderful and wise illustration and story. Thank you for sharing.