St-Takla.org  >   books  >   en  >   fr-tadros-yacoub  >   short-stories
St-Takla.org  >   books  >   en  >   fr-tadros-yacoub  >   short-stories

Christian Library | Full Free Coptic Books | Orthodox Library

Short Stories (Stories for the Youth), book by Father Tadros Yacoub Malaty

208- Don’t Throw Stones at my Boat!

 

St-Takla.org Image: A ship with sail صورة في موقع الأنبا تكلا: سفينة و شراع

St-Takla.org Image: A ship with sail.

صورة في موقع الأنبا تكلا: سفينة و شراع.

While Sam was playing with his small boat in a pond, it went out of his reach. As Sam was scared to go down in the pond, he called his older brother to fetch it for him. Sam expected his brother to go down into the pond and fetch the boat for him. To his surprise, his brother threw stones in the pond beside the boat. He started shouting, “Don’t throw stones at my boat!”

 The elder brother ignored Sam's shouts and continued throwing rocks, which caused waves that carried the boat to Sam's reach.

→ English translation of the story here at St-Takla.org: لا تقذف قاربي بالحجارة!

St-Takla.org Divider

God! How far is Your wisdom from my understanding!

You act as if You are throwing stones at my life,

But You satisfy my needs through Your wisdom and love.

God, throw Your stones as You wish.

Cause waves in my life.

I feel peaceful and relaxed as long as You are the One Who throws them.


© st-takla.org : Saint Takla Haymanout Website: General Portal for the Coptic Orthodox Church Faith, Egypt / Contact us at:

Bible | Daily Readings | Agbeya | Books | Lyrics | Gallery | Media | Links | Contact us

https://st-takla.org/books/en/fr-tadros-yacoub/short-stories/0208-stones.html