One dark night, a man wanted to steal corn from the neighboring fields. He took along with him his young daughter. At the first field, he asked her to keep watch. If anyone appeared, she should shout, “There is someone who can see you.”
The father carried some corn; then, he went to the second field. “Dad, there’s someone who can see you,” Shouted the daughter.
He left in a hurry to go to the third field. The same thing was repeated.
The father was mad and said to his daughter, “Why did you lie to me? I looked all around and I didn’t see any one.”
“But dad you did not look upwards where there is One Who sees you,” said the daughter.
The father was ashamed of himself since he was afraid that people might see him, yet he was not afraid of God who sees even when it is dark.
Grant me with Joseph the righteous
Not to care for closed doors.
Knowing that You see me,
I shout, “How then can I do this great wickedness
and the Cherry Tree