The story goes that two friends were walking through thedesert.During some point of the journey they had an argument, andonefriend slapped the other one in the face.
The one who got slapped felt hurt, but without sayinganything,wrote in the sand: Today my best friend slapped me intheface.
They kept on walking until they found an oasis, where theydecidedto take a bath. The one who had been slapped got stuck inthe mireand started drowning, but the friend saved him.
After he recovered from the near drowning, he wrote on astone:Today my best friend saved my life.
The friend who had slapped and saved his best friend askedhim,After I hurt you, you wrote in the sand and now you write onastone. Why?
The other friend replied: When someone hurts us we shouldwriteit down in sand where winds of forgiveness can erase it away.Butwhen someone does something good for us, we must engrave itinstone where no wind can ever erase it.