finest meat, giving her guests the best bits. And they all had a wonderful evening. As they were about to go to bed, Martha turned to the holy man.
'Since you came to visit us,' she said, our lives have become so much happier. I don't know what you have done, but I want to thank you.'
'Yes,' the other three added, 'we all want to thank you.'
'I have done nothing,' the holy man said with a smile. 'For the first time you've said to yourselves that peace brings happiness. And when a person says this with all his heart, the wish becomes the action - and the action brings the result.