upon a time, there was an island where all the feelings lived:
Happiness, Sadness, Knowledge, and all of the others, including
Love. One day it was announced to the feelings that the island
would sink, so all repaired their boats and left.
wanted to persevere until the last possible moment. When the
island was almost sinking, Love decided to ask for help.
Richness was passing by Love in a grand boat. Love said,
"Richness, can you take me with you?" Richness
answered, "No, I canít. There is a lot of gold and silver
in my boat. There is no place here for you."
Love decided to
ask Vanity, who was also passing by in a beautiful vessel,
"Vanity, please help me!" "I canít help you
Love. You are all wet and might damage my boat," Vanity
close by. So Love asked for help, "Sadness, let me go with
you." "Oh....Love, I am so sad that I need to be by
passed by Love, too, but she was so happy that she did not even
hear when Love called her!
was a voice, "Come Love, I will take you." It was an
elder. Love felt so blessed and overjoyed that he even forgot to
ask the elder his name. When they arrived at dry land, the elder
went his own way.
Love, realising how much he
owed the elder, asked Knowledge, another elder, "Who helped
me?" "It was Time," Knowledge answered.
"Time?" asked Love. "But why did Time help
me?" Knowledge smiled with deep wisdom and answered,
"Because, only Time is capable of understanding how great