There was no Flower in pot

250 years BC in ancient China a Prince decided to get married. He consult with his Wise staff  and decided to invite all  of young girls in his zone to choose deserve one .

When the old palace servant, heard the story become very sad because her daughter was secretly in love with Prince. Her daughter told mom: she will join to Prince party. Mother said: You haven’t any chance to be elected, you are not rich and not very nice.

Daughter answered: I know he never chose me, but at least it is an opportunity for me to see him closely.

Promised day came and the  Prince told girls: I give to each of you a seed, a girl who brings me the most beautiful flowers within 6 months, is the future queen of China.

The old woman’s daughter also obtained a seed and inseminate it into a pot.

Three months passed and No flower was grown. The girl talked with many gardeners and learned many Floriculture methods, but no one of them was effective. No flower was grown…
Meeting day came,  The girl attended with her empty pot. And other girls had very beautiful flowers of different colors and forms in their pots.

Promised moment came.The Prince reviewed each pots carefully and Finally announced that servant’s daughter will be his future wife.

All protested that the Prince has chosen someone who haven’t any flower in her pot! Prince explained: This girl is only one that breeding a flower which deserves her to become emperor’s wife: Honesty …

All seeds that you gave were infertile, there was no possibility that they become flowers.

From Paulo Coelho book

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