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A Light For The Night.

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A blind man went to visit his friend in the next village. It was night when he could return. His friend gave the blind man a lighted lamp as he said goodbye to him. Refusing to receive the lamp, the blind man said, “I don’t need this lamp, dear; I will use my stick to find my way. Nights and days are …similar to me.” His friend said, “Keep it with you. It is not for you, but for others. If you carry this lighted lamp with you, others can see it. Then they will not collide with you.”

The blind man started his journey carrying the lighted lamp with him. On the way, there was a storm. He waited under a tree and resumed his journey after the storm. Suddenly a stranger coming in the opposite direction collided with him and both of them fell down on the ground. The blind man shouted angrily, “Couldn’t you see the lighted lamp in my hand, man? Are you blind?” The stranger replied, “I am not blind but your lamp was not burning.” “I am sorry, dear”, said the blind man. “I am blind and did not know that the flame was put off by the storm.”

We boast that we are the chosen children of God and that His grace will protect us from all evil. But the divine light shining in us gets extinguished by our sinful actions and then we may fall. Let us consciously guard the lamp of God shining in our hearts. It will illuminate us and enlighten everyone around us.

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  1. rajeev
    April 23, 2011 at 9:11 am

    God lamp will always light our way and artificial lights will seldom do.

  2. April 23, 2011 at 9:39 am

    @ Rajeev – Fully agree, we walk by faith and not by sight 🙂

  3. Shammi
    April 26, 2011 at 8:30 am

    There is lot of power in strong and positive thoughts. We will get what we want if thoughts are pure and powerful and let the Lamp of Good deeds shine our path.

  4. April 26, 2011 at 2:49 pm

    @ Shammi – Exactly, lets all walk with positive thoughts 🙂

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