RaaGaM GloBaL ChaT FoRuM

RaaGaM GloBaL ChaT FoRuM

Never Blame any Day In Your Life. Good Days Give You Happiness. Bad Days Give You Experience. Both Are Essential In Life. All Are God's Blessings.
 
HomeGalleryCalendarFAQSearchMemberlistUsergroupsRegisterLog inChaT
Latest topics
December 2017
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
CalendarCalendar

Share | 
 

 The Parable Of The Spoons

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
AruN
Admin
Admin
avatar

Posts : 1961
Join date : 2012-01-26

PostSubject: The Parable Of The Spoons   Sat May 25, 2013 2:55 pm







The Parable Of The Spoons




A holy man was having a conversation with the Lord one day and said, "Lord, I would like to know what Heaven and Hell are like.”The Lord led the holy man to two doors.

He opened one of the doors and the holy man looked in. In the middle of the room was a large round table. In the middle of the table was a large pot of stew which smelled delicious and made the holy man's mouth water.

The people sitting around the table were thin and sickly. They appeared to be famished. They were holding spoons with very long handles and each found it possible to reach into the pot of stew and take a spoonful, but because the handle was longer than their arms, they could not get the spoons back into their mouths. The holy man shuddered at the sight of their misery and suffering. The Lord said, "You have seen Hell."

They went to the next room and opened the door. It was exactly the same as the first one. There was the large round table with the large pot of stew which made the holy man's mouth water. The people were equipped with the same long-handled spoons, but here the people were well nourished and plump, laughing and talking. The holy man said, "I don't understand."

It is simple" said the Lord, "it requires one skill. You see, they have learned to feed each other. "






Back to top Go down
View user profile
 
The Parable Of The Spoons
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
RaaGaM GloBaL ChaT FoRuM :: ENTERTAINMENT :: SHORT STORIES-
Jump to: