Having a Best Friend

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 oasis, where 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 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 the 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.”

Moral: Do not value the things you have in your life. But value who you have in your life.

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  1. Thin Eaint Hmue Khin

    August 4, 2021 at 5:06 am

    really great story.

  2. I really want to do that
    Means writing down sad feelings in paper and thrown away
    I want to Remember most beautiful moments with my friends lifetime 🥰

  3. I love this story It was heart touching But some grammatical mistakes are there and If for the characters names will be means we can understand it clearly

  4. Very beautiful story heart touching I have story telling competition I will speak this heart touching story but I will keep names of the boys. Thank you

  5. This was truly a very good story and I would rate it 100 over a hundred…but some mistakes are there like the boys don’t have names,and some grammar isn’t correct…I love the story and that’s a sincere compliment…I also have a story telling and I’d like to tell this story which is very heart warming or heart touching…it’s really inspiration to the kids who’s addicted to gadgets…they can be motivated to finally value there parents or siblings,even relatives!!!,and it motivated me as well…thank you for the wonderful story…:)

  6. Its a heart touching story i am going to use it in story telling competition and i will tell which place i got

  7. Superb story …I really want to do that
    Means writing down sad feelings in paper and thrown away
    I want to Remember most beautiful moments with my friends lifetime 🥰

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