389. the guru was late, and he still is

the guru said, “when my school was new and i was late to class, i would race across the village, arriving tired and covered in sweat. now, i take my time, and i arrive calm and collected. this is an important lesson.”

a student raised her hand and said, “i have been here since the beginning, and i have never seen you race to class.”

“oh,” the guru said, “i guess i was even better than i thought.”