Moses asked God to show him one of God's friends. He was told to go to a certain vally. Moses went and found a man dressed in rags, starving, and lice-ridden.
Moses said, "Can I do anything for you?"
The man answered, "Messenger of God, please bring me a cup of water."
When Moses returned with the water, the man had died. He left to look for a piece of cloth to bury him in, and when he returned, Moses found that the body had been mostly devoured by a lion.
Distressed, Moses cried out, "O God, you have made human beings from clay. Some experience great happiness; others are tortured and miserable. No one can understand this paradox."
An inner voice spoke to Moses: "This man relied upon me for everything. Then he relied on you for drink. He should not have asked for help from another after having been content with me."
May You Be
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