Two friends were walking
though 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 oasis
where they decide 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
The friend who had slapped and saved his best
friend asked him, "After i hurt you, you wrote
in the sand, and now you write on a stone, why?"
The friend replied "When someone hurts us we
should write it 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 to
engrave your benefits in stone.