"So!" Josh exclaimed with a sudden understanding. "He doesn't want to eat their salt, because if he does, he'll feel bad about killing them."
"Yea," she nodded, pleased that he had quickly picked up the connection.
"But," he countered, "if salt was only a symbol of food, then salted or unsalted, he is actually eating their food. Now if he kills them after that, isn't it betrayal anyway?"
“I’m Jesus’ Sower. And I’m tried.”
The effort to speak was too much for him, and he felt tired and weak.
As darkness descended on him again, he heard the nurse ushering his family out of his hospital room. He let the darkness take him again.
It is our brain that translates words to create meaningful images.
To do this, it needs to know both language as well as the context.
Comprehension created from words will be wrong, if their translation or context is wrong.
Rosh waited. She came over and melted in his arms. Despite being depleted, he grew more aware of her.
Slowly, hesitatingly, she began.
"Subhaan Allah!" Hasan murmured in appreciation, despite his restraint.
She moved closer to him.
'Swish, swish,' her sword moved around him, as she hovered over Hasan.
Dionysus heard his prayers and decided to save him. He told Midas to wash in the river Pactolus to lose his golden touch.
Midas did that. When he touched the river waters, his power flowed into the river, turning its sands golden.
A King once thought that he would never fail in anything he undertook, if he knew three things:
1. When was the right time to do it?
2. Who were the right people to work with?
3. What was the most important thing to do?
“Being perfect is a folly, it belittles others. I am not greedy like him. I give others a chance to shine.”
“Perhaps he can’t help it. Perhaps there is evil in him too, driving him to perfection, because he wants to show us all up.”
"But I don't understand, Pa," Josh concluded. "Looks to me like the hermit justified everything that happened, as being the right thing, after it had already happened."
"But hindsight is not really wisdom."
"What we do in life, what choices we make in life comes from our perception of who we are."
"But that still doesn't make it clearer for me how I am that?" asked Josh. "How can I be the same as you, or one with Nature or God?"