WRITING ON THE SAND
A story tells that two friends were walking through
the desert. During some point of the journey they had
an argument, and one friend slapped the other one in
the face. The one who got slapped was hurt, but without
saying anything, wrote in the sand: "TODAY MY BEST
FRIEND SLAPPED ME IN THE FACE."
They kept on walking until they found an
they decided to take a bath. The one who had been
slapped got stuck in the mire and started drowning,
but the friend saved him. After he recovered from the
near drowning, he wrote on a stone: "TODAY MY BEST
FRIEND SAVED MY LIFE."
The friend who had slapped and saved his
asked him, "After I hurt you, you wrote in the sand
and now, you write on a stone, why?"
other friend replied: "When someone hurts us we
should write it down in sand where winds of
forgiveness can erase it away. But, when someone does
something good for us, we must engrave it in stone
where no wind can ever erase it."
LEARN TO WRITE YOUR HURTS IN THE SAND AND
YOUR BENEFITS IN STONE.