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Feb 24, 2008

"If those who owe us nothing gave us nothing, how poor we would be." --Antonio Porchia

12 Minute Cab Ride

""Penn Station," I told the cab driver. The young, heavy-set man peered at me through his sunglasses and motioned me to get in. "I've got to get to JFK airport by 2:30PM. You think I'll be able to get there by train or should I cab it all the way?"" With that harmless question begins a most unusual 12-minute cab-ride and a conversation that demonstrates how every chance encounter in this world holds the potential for generosity and transformation.

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