A Story With A Moral… The Pencil And The Eraser.

A Story With A Moral… The Pencil And The Eraser.

Pencil: “I’m sorry.”

Eraser: “For what? You didn’t do anything wrong.”

Pencil: “I’m sorry because you get hurt because of me. Whenever I made a mistake, you’re always there to erase it. But as you make my mistakes vanish, you lose a part of yourself. You get smaller and smaller each time.”

Eraser: “That’s true. But I don’t really mind. You see, I was made to do this. I was made to help you whenever you do something wrong. Even though one day, I know I’ll be gone and you’ll replace me with a new one, I’m actually happy with my job. So please, stop worrying. I hate seeing you sad.”

Moral: I found this conversation between the pencil and the eraser very inspirational. Parents are like the eraser whereas their children are the pencil. They’re always there for their children, cleaning up their mistakes. Sometimes along the way, they get hurt, and become smaller / older, and eventually pass on. Though their children will eventually find someone new (spouse), but parents are still happy with what they do for their children, and will always hate seeing their precious ones worrying, or sad.  All my life, I’ve been the pencil. And it pains me to see the eraser that is my parents getting smaller and smaller each day. For I know that one day, all that I’m left with would be eraser shavings and memories of what I used to have.

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3 comments on “A Story With A Moral… The Pencil And The Eraser.

  1. anummunaf says:

    wow :) new to ur blog but really impressed:)

    • muslimah says:

      As sala’amu alaikum
      Jazakumullah for your kind words. :) May Allah reward you. Aameen.
      Walaikum as salaam
      “O Allah, make my love for You the most beloved thing to me, and Your displeasure with me the most fearful thing to me, and instill in me a passion for meeting You; when you have given the people of the world the pleasures of their world, make the coolness of my eyes (pleasure) in worshipping You. Aameen Thuma Aameen

  2. Dua says:

    Asalamu-Alaikum, sister.

    Jazak-Allah :-) It’s a learning entry, as well I find it very cute N sweet. Nothing is more precious than parents, nothin can replace them ever, yet the circle goes on hmm :-) Allah bless.

    Allah hafiz

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