"A man seeks employment on a farm. He hands his letter
of recommendation to his new employer. Its reads simply,
'He sleeps in a storm.'
"The owner is desperate for help, so he hires the man.
"Several weeks pass, and suddenly, in the middle of the
night, a powerful storm rips through the valley.
"Awaken by the swirling rain and howling wind, the
owner leaps out of bed. He calls for his new hired hand,
but the man is sleeping soundly.
"So he dashes off to the barn. He sees, to his amazement,
that the animal are secure with plenty of feed.
"He runs out to the field. He sees the bales of wheat have
been bound and are wrapped in tarpaulins.
"He races to the silo. The doors are latched, and the grain is dry.
And then he understands. 'He sleeps in a storm'
"My friends, if we tend to the things that are important in life, if we are right with those we love and behave in line with our faith, our lives will not be cursed with the aching throb of unfulfilled business. Our words will always be sincere, our embraces will be tight. We will never wallow in the agony of ' I could have, I should have.' We can sleep in a storm.
"And when it's time, our good-byes will be complete"
reference : Albom, M. (2009). Have a Little Faith A true Story (pp. 93)