Tuesday, June 18, 2019

2019-25 - One step at a time...

There was a young man who lived near a big hill. He always wanted to see the sunrise from the hilltop. So, one day, late in the evening, he took a petromax light and began, so he could reach the hilltop by morning.

Soon, it was dark, and he began to wonder whether to risk the trek with the petromax or not. At that time, an old man holding a chimney lamp passed him walking fast.

Looking at this the man was shocked. It's pitch dark in here and this old man, holding a chimney is walking so fast... he called out to the old man and asked "Hey, where are you going so fast with that chimney in your hand?"

The old man replied, "I am going to the hilltop son."

"What? I have a petromax with me and this light is not enough, how are you going to the hilltop with a chimney?"

The old man replied, "With this chimney I am able to see 10 steps, when I take the 10 steps, I can see another 10 steps, and so I will reach the hilltop by early morning. And with the light you are holding, you can see 25 steps... why are you sitting here confused and cursing this good light that you have."

~ Author Unknown

Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.

~ Vincent Van Gogh

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