Life is not a rehearsal; the BIG show has begun. And we’re never sure if we’ll get another chance. The time to be is now.
A donkey that fell into a deep well. Fed up of the donkey’s piteous cries, the farmer decided the donkey was old and helpless anyway, so it was much better to fill in the well and cover it over. And so he and his neighbors did.
In the light of our many plights – as dramatized in Europe, on Wall Street, in Arabia and Africa, in our homes and schools – and moved by last week’s passing of Steve Jobs – a creative genius – it is appropriate that our first stop this week be at this reflective pool: a reminder to think differently.
Beneath the riddle on the secret map, he found a question placed by The Sage: “For every life lived long enough, he or she will slip then slide into a deep hole and call up for help. If ever help will come, always, three hands will appear. The hand of a hustler. The hand of a riddler. The hand of a clown. Which must you choose? Choose wisely.” Your life is about to change.