Devastated, she doesn’t know how to continue to live her life.
She heard that there’s a very wise monk who lives up in a mountain, and decide to go there to consult him.
After few days of travelling, walking, climbing, she reach the top and meet the wise monk.
“I have spent my whole life with him, my youth was dedicated to support him, take care of him. And now he left me with a young women. My life is stolen, and I’m left with nothing. I don’t know what to do”.
The monk gives her a cookie and asks her to eat it. After she finishes eating, he asks: “Is the cookie delicious?”
“Yes”- she answer. “Do you want another one?”
“Sure, please”. The monk looked her in the eyes and said “Do you see the problem now?”
The woman thinks for a while, and then slowly speaks, “I guess human nature is greedy. You got one, then you want more, maybe a new one, bigger one. It’s never enough.
And nothing lasts forever, anything is impermanence. We should be aware and not disappointed for that”. The monk shake his head “No, I mean you are too fat, you should eat less.