11 December 2013

The Wisdom of Sharing - Stone Soup

The following tale comes from Madisyn Taylor of Daily Om in perfect timing for the upcoming Solstice.
Imagine a world in which we all shared our gifts and bounty with each other
rather than focusing on self preservation.
There are many variations on the story of stone soup, but they all involve a traveller coming into a town beset by famine. The inhabitants try to discourage the traveller from staying, fearing he wants them to give him food. They tell him in no uncertain terms that there’s no food anywhere to be found. The traveller explains that he does not need any food and that, in fact, he was planning to make a soup to share with all of them.