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17
Sep

What We Think, We Become

I learned this Taoist tale several years ago:

A young man walks to the entrance of a village. He sees the village elder at the entrance gate and asks, “I’ve come to find a new place to live.  What is this village like?”  The village elder responds, “Tell me, young man, what was it like where you came from?”  The young man replies, “Oh, it was terrible. You could trust no one. Everyone was mean and out for themselves.”  The village elder replies, “That is exactly what this village is like.”  The young man leaves.  (more…)