The holy man seemed quite unruffled by the insults hurled at him by a visitor. When his disciples asked him what the secret of his serenity was, he said:

“Imagine what would happen if someone placed an offering before you and you did not pick it up. Or someone sent you a letter that you refused to open; you would be unaffected by its contents, would you not? Do this each time yo are abused and you will not lose your serenity.”

A Wisdom Story

“How would spirituality help a man of the world like me?” asked the business man. “It will help you to have more.” replied the Master. “How?” “By teaching you to desire less.”

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