A wonderful story from A Voice from Iran.. recommended by Jack Eason on his blog… a lesson for us all.
Once a friend, who is a successful pediatric Doctor was sharing an effective memory of his.
I was coming out of a bank very happy because I had just deposited a great amount of money out of my hard work.
In those days, there were no cell phones to make a phone call while you were out, you had to use public phones.
I didn’t have any change so I decided to get some change from the guy who had a little shop on the street. A not-so big cloth was spread on the ground with some batteries, and other small things.
I really didn’t need any of those things so I approached him and said: “Sorry, can I get some change please, I need to make a phone call,” and showed him my bill.
He smiled and gave me a coin from a separate jar and said:…
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