This story is about a mountain climber, who wanted to climb
the highest mountain. He began his adventure after many years
of preparation, since he wanted the glory just for himself,
decided to climb the mountain alone.
started to climb but it was getting late, and instead of being
patient and prepare his tent to camp, he kept climbing
until it got very dark. The night felt heavy in the heights
of the mountain, and the man could not see anything. All was
black, zero visibility, and the moon and the stars were covered
by the clouds.
As he was climbing, and only a few feet away from the mountain,
he slipped and fell into the air, falling at a great speed.
The climber could only see black spots as he went down, and
the terrible sensation of being sucked by gravity. He kept
falling, and in those moments of great fear, he remembered
all the good and bad episodes of his life. He was
thinking how close death was getting, when all of a sudden he
felt the rope tied to his waist pull him very hard.
His body was hanging in the air. Only the rope was holding
him, and in that moment of stillness he had no other choice
but to scream: HELP ME GOD!!
All of a sudden, a deep voice from within answered:
do you want me to do"
"Save me God"
"Then cut the Rope tied to your waist."
There was a moment of silence, and the man decided to hold
on to the rope with all his strength. He completely forgot
the virtues of patience, and thus did not believe in his inner
next day, the rescue team found a climber dead and frozen,
his body hanging from a rope, his hands holding tight
to it, only 10 feet away from the ground.
How attached are you to your rope!
you let go?
you learn to exercise patience!
listen to your inner voice!
it is too late?