Two friends were walking through the desert. They

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I wish you all would

London, KY

#1 Aug 13, 2007
Two friends were walking through the desert. They had an argument; and
one friend slapped the other 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 decided to
take a bath. The one who had been slapped got stuck in the mire and
started drowning. The friend saved him. After he recovered, he wrote on a
stone: TODAY MY BEST FRIEND SAVED MY LIFE.
The friend who had slapped and saved asked, "After I hurt you, you
wrote in sand. Then you wrote on a stone when I saved you. Why?"
His reply, "When someone hurts us we should write it in sand where
winds of forgiveness can erase it away. 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 sand and carve your benefits in stone.
It's said it takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to
appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.
Take time to live! Value who you have in your life.
Yesterday is history.
Tomorrow a mystery.
Today is a gift.
That's why it's called the present!"
jesus loves u

London, KY

#2 Aug 14, 2007
I like this
indeed

London, KY

#3 Feb 16, 2008
Two friends were walking through the desert. They had an argument; and
one friend slapped the other 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 decided to
take a bath. The one who had been slapped got stuck in the mire and
started drowning. The friend saved him. After he recovered, he wrote on a
stone: TODAY MY BEST FRIEND SAVED MY LIFE.
The friend who had slapped and saved asked, "After I hurt you, you
wrote in sand. Then you wrote on a stone when I saved you. Why?"
His reply, "When someone hurts us we should write it in sand where
winds of forgiveness can erase it away. 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 sand and carve your benefits in stone.
It's said it takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to
appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.
Take time to live! Value who you have in your life.
Yesterday is history.
Tomorrow a mystery.
Today is a gift.
That's why it's called the present!"

“Live, Love and Laugh”

Since: Aug 07

London, KY

#4 Feb 17, 2008
indeed wrote:
Two friends were walking through the desert. They had an argument; and
one friend slapped the other 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 decided to
take a bath. The one who had been slapped got stuck in the mire and
started drowning. The friend saved him. After he recovered, he wrote on a
stone: TODAY MY BEST FRIEND SAVED MY LIFE.
The friend who had slapped and saved asked, "After I hurt you, you
wrote in sand. Then you wrote on a stone when I saved you. Why?"
His reply, "When someone hurts us we should write it in sand where
winds of forgiveness can erase it away. 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 sand and carve your benefits in stone.
It's said it takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to
appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.
Take time to live! Value who you have in your life.
Yesterday is history.
Tomorrow a mystery.
Today is a gift.
That's why it's called the present!"
This needs to go to the top....great to take with you throughout the whole day.....Thank You

“Live, Love and Laugh”

Since: Aug 07

London, KY

#5 Feb 17, 2008
There's A Reason

I was always taught, there's a reason
That people do the things they do,
Though you may not always like them.
Their heart hides a secret from you.

If they're quick to bite your head off
Or constantly brag and boast,
Remember, the people we like the least
May need our love the most.

Could it be they had been abused
Or even ridiculed all their lives?
These are the type of hurtful things
That make sure their heart survives.

But, the heart that survives is hardened
And, on the seas of life, they coast.
Remember, the people we like the least
May need our love the most.
Masha

Kaliningrad, Russia

#6 Jul 30, 2010
GottaLoveClayCo wrote:
There's A Reason
I was always taught, there's a reason
That people do the things they do,
Though you may not always like them.
Their heart hides a secret from you.
If they're quick to bite your head off
Or constantly brag and boast,
Remember, the people we like the least
May need our love the most.
Could it be they had been abused
Or even ridiculed all their lives?
These are the type of hurtful things
That make sure their heart survives.
But, the heart that survives is hardened
And, on the seas of life, they coast.
Remember, the people we like the least
May need our love the most.
Hi,
I like your poems very much.
Jeanne Loehnis

Appleton, WI

#7 Aug 15, 2011
Can anyone tell me who authored the story, "Sand and Stone"? I am a songwriter who created a song from its message a few years ago and want to give credit. The song lyrics are here:

http://www.songsforyourspirit.com/Songs/Sand_...

Thank you so much! It is a powerful message.

Jeanne Loehnis, Life Coach
Songs For Your Spirit Life Coaching
Jane

Nanjing, China

#8 Nov 16, 2011
I love it.Thank you!
Carolyn

Roebling, NJ

#9 Mar 9, 2012
I like the poem. I want to find the poet who wrote it.
susan

Bangalore, India

#11 Feb 8, 2014
i want this story in hindi
Nice

Mount Vernon, KY

#12 Feb 8, 2014
Very nice.

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