My martial arts teacher, Dr. Tae Yun Kim, shares a story called “The Maybe Story”.
It’s a very interesting story about when things happen, we tend to judge them based on our emotions. It’s about how we react to things that happen without thinking.
The story goes something like this:
There was a farmer who lived in a village with his son. He raised beautiful horses that worked on his farm and he took great care of them.
One day there was a lightning storm that riled the horses and they broke through the fence and ran away. All the men in the village came to this man and said “oh how terrible for you! How terrible that all your horses ran away! What bad luck!”
And the farmer said “Maybe.”
And all the villagers said, “How can you say maybe? All your horses are gone!”
But still the…
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