Once a great teacher sat with his students. 

 

One who had been suffering with a certain situation for some time asked what he should do to overcome it.  The teacher answered, "Do nothing.  Just sit with it a little longer."  But the student couldn't wait anymore, so he left the teacher and the practice he was following, never to return. 

            The teacher shed a tear and said to those who remained, "had he made it through this last test, he would have been enlightened.  Had he lasted a few more  moments, everything would have changed." 

            We can never know what's around the next corner. 

 

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