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The Prince and the Angel

It is not easy to see angels. “You can see them only if you believe you can”—said the teacher--“But it’s not easy, since you will always be doubtful in your decision to believe it.” “If I meet an angel, what can I do?”—The Prince looked at his teacher, the old woman, with confusion in his eyes. The teacher replied—“It is easy. You do not need to do anything. But usually people ask, when they meet angels, what they do not possess.” The Prince smiled.
Another day, the teacher saw the prince running towards him in great anguish. “What happened?”—The teacher was very caring. “I saw something. It was light. It was voice. It was miracle.” “That was an angel. You saw an angel!”—The teacher smiled in surprise. The face of the Prince was still clouded in disquiet. The teacher did not ask him why, for she knew those who see angels will suffer great effects of anxiety in their attempt to comprehend and not to doubt what they just saw in front of their eyes and ears and conscious sensory perception. T…