It was said that a Christian man heard that the tutor who used to work for him and left him, was very sick. The man went to visit her. When she knew that he was going to visit her she kept asking herself, "Is he coming to admonish me? Is he gloating over me that I met his nice treatment with unfaithfulness? Or is he coming to visit me because he’s truly a good man and he loves me?"
When the man saw the tutor he asked about her health.
She replied shyly, "Forgive me because I gave myself to the devil."
The man kept quiet for a while and said to her, "God forgives us all, but I want to ask you…”
She was afraid that he might ask her why she left his home suddenly, but with a smile he asked her, "What if you had taken one of my children and went to sell him in the slave market?"
She replied, "Never, how can I do that? He’s your son and I’ve no right to do that."
With stupidity, I many times say to myself,
"I am free to do what I wish.”
My soul is Your daughter.
But with Your precious blood.
You granted me to be the son of the Father.
I have the right to share His eternal glories with You forever.
I have sinned because I stole from You my soul which is Your daughter.
Grant me to return her by repentance back to You, Saviour of my soul.
The Gift of Losing the Eyesight
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