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153. The Artist, the Poor Man, and the Musician
Three men once lived in a small town
Texas. One was a musician, another was an
, and the other was a poor homeless man.
day the artist was going to start working
a new sculpture, but didn't have the necessary
to start. He went downtown and saw a
homeless man. Because the artist was new in
and got lost, he asked the homeless man
the nearest art supply store was. The homeless
told him that it was the red and
building around the corner. The artist looked at
and said thank you. He gave the homeless
a ten-dollar bill with the words "pass it
" written on the bill. The homeless man took
money and said: "God bless you!"
had passed, and the homeless man started getting
. He walked around in town, and saw a
musician playing outside a café. The homeless man
down and started listening to the music played
the musician. A waiter from the café came
and told the homeless man that he had
leave, because he wasn't buying anything, and other
wanted to sit down and enjoy the music.
musician saw this and told the waiter to
him alone and that he would like to
the homeless man something to eat. The waiter
at the musician and said okay. The homeless
thanked the musician. After he finished eating, he
out the ten-dollar bill and gave it to
musician. The homeless man left.
After the musician
finished playing at the café, he decided to
to a local art festival with his girlfriend.
they were walking around and looking at all
different paintings and sculptures, the musician's girlfriend saw
sculpture she liked. It was a young man
out an older man who had fallen down.
wanted to buy it, but didn't have enough
. The musician told her not to worry. He
out ten dollars, and gave it to the
. As the musician and his girlfriend walked away,
artist looked at the ten-dollar bill, and smiled. "
, look at that, you found your way back
," said the artist.