The hat

The next day I went to the airport to meet Alo. I am on a diet, but only my soul knows it. I bought candies and cookies. It was very hot and I was suffering so much. All I had was a head-band, so I wanted to buy a hat. I picked one out and put it on my head. I picked up a newspaper and a few other things also. The cashier was an old lady. For the newspaper, this and that, she charged me two dollars and some change. I gave her a ten-dollar bill and she returned the change. Everything was perfect.

After I left the store, inadvertently I put my hand on my head. I said, "O my God, I didn't pay for my hat."

I went back to the cashier and explained, "I didn't pay for the hat. It was on my head."

The lady said, "There should be another person like you on earth."

The hat was five or six dollars, so the lady was very happy that I had come back

From:Sri Chinmoy,Salutations, numbers 5-8, Agni Press, 1981
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