A rich industrialist from the north was horrified to find tahe southern fisherman lying lazily beside his boat.
‘Why aren’t you out fishing?’ asked the industrialist.
‘Because I have caught enough fish for the day,’ replied the fisherman.
‘Why don’t you catch some more?’
‘What would I do with them?’
‘You could earn more money’ was the reply. ‘With that you could have a motor fitted to your boat to go into deeper waters and catch more fish. Then you would have enough money to buy nylon nets. These would bring you more fish and more money. Soon you would have enough money to own two boats . . . maybe even a fleet of boats. Then you would be a rich man like me.’
‘What would I do then?’
‘Then you could really enjoy life.’
‘What do you think I’m doing right now?’
What are you doing right now? Are you clawing and scratching and scrimping and saving for a better future or are you enjoying life now?