Ananda - True Education
by Life Positive
Ananda, watching the entire scene, came closer and quietly helped the old man. He then turned to Kiran and said, "Kiran, I would like to tell you something which happened to Albert Schweitzer, a Nobel peace prize winner, who was a highly educated man." "He was a German who could have got any job he wanted but he chose to live in Africa as he felt people needed him the most there.
"Once, he was building a cabin for which he needed logs of wood. He was carrying it himself and asked a young African youth for some help. The young man arrogantly replied, 'I am educated – I don't do this type of work.' "Dr Schweitzer smiled and replied, 'Young man, if this is what education means, I certainly don't want to ever get educated.' Kiran blushed, understanding his folly.
Apply it: Treat all work as worthy of respect.
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