An aging master grew tired of his apprentice’s complaints. One morning, the master sent the apprentice to get some salt. When the apprentice returned, the master told him to mix a handful of salt in a glass of water and drink it.
“How does it taste?” the master asked.
“Bitter,” said the apprentice.
The master chuckled and then asked the young man to take the same handful of salt and put it in the lake. The two walked in silence to the nearby ...Continue Reading →