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A Cracked Pot

A short parable for our times

Photo by Oshin Khandelwal on Unsplash

Sent to me by a friend, that I wanted to share with you.

During the time of Confucius, there was an elderly woman who had two large pots, each hung on the end of a pole, which she carried across her neck.

One of the pots had a crack in it while the other pot was perfect and always delivered a full portion of water. At the end of the long walk from the stream to the house, the…



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Joe Luca

Top Writer in Humor and Satire. I love words. Those written, and those received. I’m here to communicate & comment. To be a part of a greater whole.