"A leaf falls from a tree, who should be blamed? Is it the wind that blew the leaf away? Is it the tree that let it go? Or the leaf itself which never held tight?", one man asked.
"No one is to be blamed, 'coz it is the process of aging", the other man replied.
The voice says, "Shout! "
"What shall I shout?" I asked.
"Shout that man is like the grass that dies away, and all his beauty fades like dying flowers. The grass withers, the flower fades beneath the breath of heaven. And so it is with fragile man."
"Let us not grow old filled with regrets for things not done and for words not said, and for love not shown", the other man explained.
"Life is too short for a man to live", he continued.
And the voice replied, "Teach us to number our days and recognize how few they are; help us to spend them as we should? Yet the distant time will come when businesses will give their profits to the Lord!"
"Seventy years are given us! And some may even live to eighty. But even the best of these years are often empty and filled with pain; soon they disappear, and we are gone. We finish our years with a moan."
Because of this, "there's nothing better for men than to be happy and do good while they live. That everyone may eat and drink, and find satisfaction in all his toil -
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