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Sand and Stone

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, he wrote in the SAND: Today my best
friend slapped me in the face.

They kept on walking, until they found an oasis, where they decided to
take a bath. The one who had been slapped got stuck in the mire and
started drowning, but his 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 best friend, asked him,
"After I hurt you, you wrote in the sand, and now, you write on a
stone, why?"

The other friend replied: "When someone hurts us, we should write it
down in sand, where the 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 carve your blessings in
stone.

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