Lessons along the Way

There was once a king who was on a journey. His destination was a spiritual teacher and he was eager to get there.

On the way, one of his palanquin carriers fell ill and his men picked up a helper from the side of the road. The problems started when the new man refused to step on any ants that were intersecting with the path. By stepping aside he couldn’t stay in rhythm with the rest of the carriers and the palanquin faltered.

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