Are you crazy or something?

 

A snake fell on fire and could not get out. A man saw it and tried to get it out of the fire. The snake bit the man while getting it out of the fire and he was forced to let it down on the fire because of the pain. Suddenly, the man looked sorrowful and thought that it was his fault. He helped the snake out again. A woman was standing close to the scene and she came to the man and said, "Are you crazy or something?" 

The man answered, "No, it's my nature to help."  The woman was surprised and could not believe her eyes. Any messages from that short story!!!   

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  • After reading this story I ponder.. it's better to be good than evil, but, anyway,  be prudent doesn't hurt!

    Thanks for sharing, Dara!

    Nan

    • Terima kasih kembali, Nan! Sekali! I agree with you, being good is better than being evil. I really appreciate your nice and sincere words. 

  • Hello Teacher Dara,

    This is a peristent will to help. So great example. However, generally, not many people can do that. It's not easy. Not impossible, though.

    I may persistent, but I will see again the situation.

    Thanks for sharing this discussion. 

    • Halo mod. Onee Chan, skg, saya sibuk. I shall finish drinking tea and give you, my reply. I am happy to read from you. Don't forget to extend my greetings to your family and friends. 

  • Mashkoora ya sit Rosemary! Thanks for pressing the like button. 

  •    There is deep significant  in this story  . It is about the nature of people and that the evil ones will have their deserved  end . It's in the Holy Quran  

      " ولو علم الله فيهم خيرا لاسمعهم ولو اسمعهم لتولوا وهم معرضون "

    • Tamam ya Rosemary! Atafig maak. Did you mean that there is a difference between us and the animals when we eat? It is a kind of a good behavior. Some people are shy when you look at them while they have their meals or even drink. Thanks, Rosemary for your nice and wise comment. Sorry for the late reply. 

    • Ahiba Allah, wa ahib kalam Allah!  Let me have supper and I shall come back to see those lovely and nice words of yours,  Rosemary. 

  • Lol....my worst sin in this life is to help anybody who hasn't even asked me to or never needed my assistance...lol.

    Good that this snake didn't give him a poisonous bite. Would be a good lesson not to put his nose where he shouldn't have to.

     
    • Hahahaha, my respected teacher, there are people who are shy, chaste, and modest to ask although, they are in need. Think of them. Five percent or even ten percent of the bad ones do not have much effect Thanks, O. M. for your nice comment. 

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