“In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true.”

~Buddha

Aconcagua at sunrise.

 The Mountain

There were two warring tribes in the Andes, one that lived in the lowlands and the other high in the mountains. The mountain people invaded the lowlanders one day, and as part of their plundering of the people, they kidnapped a baby of one of the lowlander families and took the infant with them back up into the mountains.

The lowlanders didn't know how to climb the mountain. They didn't know any of the trails that the mountain people used, and they didn't know where to find the mountain people or how to track them in the steep terrain.

Even so, they sent out their best party of fighting men to climb the mountain and bring the baby home.

The men tried first one method of climbing and then another. They tried one trail and then another. After several days of effort, however, they had climbed only several hundred feet.

Feeling hopeless and helpless, the lowlander men decided that the cause was lost, and they prepared to return to their village below.

As they were packing their gear for the descent, they saw the baby's mother walking toward them. They realized that she was coming down the mountain that they hadn't figured out how to climb.

And then they saw that she had the baby strapped to her back. How could that be?

One man greeted her and said, "We couldn't climb this mountain. How did you do this when we, the strongest and most able men in the village, couldn't do it?"

She shrugged her shoulders and said, "It wasn't your baby."

  

“All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.”

― Swami Vivekananda

“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” ~Dale Carnegie

“Your only limitations are those that you impose upon yourself ”

― Gary Hopkins

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 P.S: What would it take for us to give up the illusion of separation ????

What would it take for us to believe that oneness includes everyone and everything  ???

What would it take for us to know we have the power to change the world by being all of who we were created to BE ??????

Thank you for visiting the TREASURE TROVE today.

Namaste,

Bhagya

 

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