Solitude

For those who are not frightened by the solitude that reveals all mysteries, everything will have a different taste. In solitude, they will discover the love that might otherwise arrive unnoticed. In solitude, they will understand and respect the love that left them. In solitude, they will be able to Read more…

Asylum

I was strolling in the gardens of an insane asylum when I met a young man who was reading a philosophy book.His behavior and his evident good health made him stand out from the other inmates. I sat down beside him and asked: ‘What are you doing here?’ He looked Read more…

Change

Nature is telling us: ‘Change!’And those who do not fear the Angel of Good Fortune understand that they must go forward, despite their fear. Despite their doubts.Despite recriminations.Despite threats. They confront their values and prejudices. They hear the advice of their loved ones, who say:‘Why do that? You have everything Read more…

Paying the Double price

A camel dealer reached a village to sell fine animals at a very good price. Everyone bought one, except Mr. Hoosep.Some time later, the village received a visit from another dealer, with excellent camels, but they were much more expensive. This time, Hoosep bought some animals.“You did not buy the Read more…

Inner beauty is not enough

People always say: ‘It’s inner beauty that matters, not outer beauty.’ Well, that’s not true.If it were, why would flowers put so much energy into attracting bees? And why would raindrops transform themselves into a rainbow when they encounter the sun?Because nature longs for beauty, and is only satisfied when Read more…