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Inspirational Story: Cure for Sorrow

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eMediNexus    11 November 2017

There is an old Chinese tale about a woman whose only son died. In her grief she went to the holy man and said What prayers what magical incantations do you have to bring my son back to life Instead of sending her away or reasoning with her he said to her Fetch me a mustard seed from a home that has never known sorrow. We will use it to drive the sorrow out of your life. The woman went off at once in search of that magical mustard seed. She came first to a splendid mansion knocked at the door and said I am looking for a home that has never known sorrow. Is this a place It is very important to me. They told her You ve certainly come to the wrong place and began to describe all the tragic things that recently had befallen them. The woman said to herself Who is better able to help these poor unfortunate people that I who have had misfortune of my own She stayed to comfort them and then went in search of a home that had never known sorrow. But wherever she turned in hovels and in other places she found one tale after another of sadness and misfortune. She became so involved in ministering to other people s grief that ultimately she forgot about her quest for the magical mustard seed never realizing that it had in fact driven the sorrow out of her life.

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