July 20, 2005

forgiveness is greater than revenge

A man came out of his home to admire his new truck. to his puzzlement his three yr old son was happily hammering dents into the shiny paint of the truck..
The man ran to his son, knocked him away, hammered the little boy's hand into the pulp as punishment.
When the father calmed down, he rushed his son to the hospital. although the doctor tried desperately to save the crushed bones, he finally had to amputate the fingers from both the boy's hands.

When the boy woke up from the surgery, and said his bandaged stubs, he innocently said, " dad i m sorry abt the truck" then he asked, "but when are my fingers going to grow back?"

The father went home and committed suicide.

Think about this story next time someone steps on ur feet or u wish to take revenge.
Think before u loose patience with someone u luv... trucks can b repaired…. broken bones & hurt feelings often can't..
Too often we fail to recognize the difference between the person and the performance. We forget that forgiveness is greater than revenge.

Courtesy – mail from Jeffrey

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