simple, so down to earth, and yet so strong in spiritual power. I'm speaking of my friend, Ruth Thompson, an extraordinary woman who for many years taught me and many others how to hear, to listen, to see, and to live. I can't tell you how she does it. It varies. Many times, she will tell you a story and leave you to find the moral.
To me this story says very simply, that which has been said and debated in various religions and philosophies: There once was a painter, a very successful painter. At the age of thirty-five, he was already famous all over the world for his extraordinary talent. One