It really boils down to this: that all life is interrelated. We are all caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied into a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one destiny, affects all indirectly.
Martin Luther King
One day a wise woman, who was travelling in the mountains, found a precious stone in a stream. The next day, she met another traveller who was hungry, and the wise woman opened her bag to share her food with him.
The hungry traveller saw the precious stone and asked the woman to give it to him. She did so immediately and without any hesitation, even though she knew how valuable it was. The traveller left, rejoicing in his good fortune. He knew the stone was worth enough to give him security for a lifetime. ...