Entries by Carol O'Connor

Night and Day

The master asked his disciples: “How do we know when the night is over and the day has arrived?” The disciples pondered the master’s question.

One answered: “Master, night is over and day arrives when you can see a house in the distance and determine if that’s your house or the house of your neighbor.”…

Asleep

An old man had lived most of his life on what was considered to be one of the loveliest islands in the world. Now that he had returned to spend his retirement years in the big city, someone asked him, “It must have been wonderful to live for so many years on an island that is considered one of the wonders of the world.”…