GREAT STORY AND WHAT A BOOK!
The king of a far away territory was passing by a farm. He saw a 90-year-old man planting a young olive tree.
The king got closer to the old man and said: “With all due respect sir, are you planting a young olive tree?”
The old man said: “Yes, your majesty.”
The king continued asking: “Did you know that it will take 20 years for this young olive tree to develop olives?! You are a 90 year old man, with what hope are you planting this twig?”
The old man smiled and said: “Everyone else planted and we ate; now we plant for others to eat.”
The king liked the answer and gave some valuable coins to the old man.
The old man laughed.
The king asked with wonder: “Why are you laughing?”
The old man said: “Everyone else’s olive trees give profit in 20 years, but my olive twig…
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